Re: compatibility characters (in XML context)

From: D. Starner (
Date: Sun Nov 16 2003 - 19:45:45 EST

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    > Perhaps a bit off topic but while U+FE73 is made completely useless by
    > modern computer font techniques and would be only found in legacy data,
    > the U+2500..U+257F block may have legitimate typographycal use nowadays,
    > wouldn't it?

    Outside of monospaced text (which isn't really a legitimate typographical
    use), you can't use it with variable length characters. So it's possible
    to make limited line art with it, but unless you're showing off, illustrations
    are much more useful.

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