From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 01 2004 - 09:12:29 EST
On 01/04/2004 05:35, Jon Hanna wrote:
>Quoting Arcane Jill <email@example.com>:
>>Of course, back in the days of the ZX80 (a device which, by the way, had
>>its own custom, non-ASCII character set) and its offshoots, there was
>>indeed a SPACE LETTER - a character which /looked/ like a space, but
>>/acted/ like a letter,
>Gosh, that brings me back. All those characters that were BASIC keywords
>compressed into one octet. How could we have neglected to encode such important
>legacy characters, this unnecessarily complicates round-trip conversion between
>ZX80s and Unicode.
Can you draft a quick proposal to add these characters in time to submit
it today? Otherwise this kind of proposal might have to wait a whole year.
-- Peter Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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