Re: [long] Use of Unicode in AbiWord

From: Joerg Knappen (
Date: Tue Mar 23 1999 - 05:42:58 EST

Alain LaBonte schrieb:
> Try to filter non-ASCII from French and messages are unreadable at best,
> even if about 97% of characters are indeed ASCII (statistics on some
> corpuses I have)... but the 3% remaining is highly relevant, do not forget
> to mention, and essential.

Provocative thought: How much of the filtered information can be restored by
a decent spell-checker (in the worst case: Non-ASCII-characters are just
discarded and not replaced by something more or less insensible) ?

--J"org Knappen

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