Re: "Giga Character Set": Anything besides noise

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 11:44:50 EDT

Frank da Cruz <> wrote:

> I don't have the book ["The Black Hole"] any more, so I can't check
> this myself, but I wonder if (unlike "Hamlet" :-) that book could be
> completely encoded in Unicode...

Have we figured out yet what part of "Hamlet" the Giga people claim
cannot be encoded in Unicode? Or, for that matter, how the choice of
*any* character set over another could make a 1500x speed difference in
display processing (let alone anything else)?

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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