Re: doubt

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sat Jan 10 2004 - 13:31:48 EST

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    Philippe Verdy scripsit:

    [much useful stuff snipped]

    > A source-code symbolic character literal like 'A' is not guaranteed to
    > compile (but it's unlikely that there's no character LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A
    > in the runtime charset), so be careful with some characters like '[' which
    > may not exist in all ISO-646 compatible run-time charsets.

    There is a concept of the minimal runtime charset: it must include the
    ASCII letters and digits and some others.

    Principles.  You can't say A is         John Cowan <>
    made of B or vice versa.  All mass
    is interaction.  --Richard Feynman

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