Re: [long] Use of Unicode in AbiWord

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Mar 19 1999 - 09:51:43 EST

Markus Kuhn scripsit:

> It would have been
> nice if Unicode gave meaning to the existing C0 positions instead of
> adding even more control codes. We have to send everything through
> converters anyway, so backwards compatibility is not that much of an
> issue.

Unicode does, in fact, assign meaning to the C0 control codes
where the meaning is already stable, like TAB and FF.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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