In message <200007141057.CAA26564@unicode.org>
> Horror! Abomination! Heresy! ;-)
> I don't care for mididisc players but, hey, software for *shop tills* needs
> full-fledged i18n. And the Japanese version must support all the kanjis
> that might be needed in the description of articles, discounts, forms of
> payment, etc., and in the names and addresses of shops and customers.
> Marco Cimarosti (ICL-Fujitsu, *Retail* Systems division)
Obviously one of your competitor's products I saw then :) Seriously though,
you're right - a modern till is often a DOS box or something with a full CRT,
so can be expected to handle kanji. 5 or 10 years ago it would have been
a different question.
-- Kevin Bracey, Principal Software Engineer Pace Micro Technology plc Tel: +44 (0) 1223 518566 645 Newmarket Road Fax: +44 (0) 1223 518526 Cambridge, CB5 8PB, United Kingdom WWW: http://www.acorn.co.uk/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:21:05 EDT