Re: (Re: Unicode mapping table need help) Euro sign encoding

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Jun 09 1999 - 12:25:27 EDT

John Jenkins wrote:

> Au contraire, Unicode *does* define U+0080 -- it's a control code of
> undefined specific interpretation. Rendering two characters with the same
> glyph is one thing, but imposing the semantics "alternate euro" on the
> character is quite something else.

Think of it as an error-recovery procedure when an invalid control
character is received, or more accurately an instance of a whole
class of error-recovery procedures: when an unknown C1 control
character is received, interpret it as a valid CP125x graphic

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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