At 11:05 +0100 2002-06-29, William Overington wrote:
> >Therefore, color decoration is an issue only for *fonts* and/or *rich* text
> >systems, not for Unicode or *plain* text encoding.
>Well, why? Surely a decorated full stop could be in a plain text file being
>displayed in a program which has a background colour of white, a foreground
>colour of black and a decoration colour of red set as the colours in which
>the program works.
Because the underlying text encoded is the same, "This is my
colourful text" whether it is formatted in red, in italic, or in some
-- Michael Everson *** Everson Typography *** http://www.evertype.com
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