Re: Fixed Width Spaces (was: Printing and Displaying DependentVowels)

From: Antoine Leca (
Date: Fri Apr 02 2004 - 07:06:02 EST

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    Arcane Jill wrote:
    > There were sixteen block-graphics characters, remember?
    > They each were subdivided into four quadrants, each of
    > which could be either black or white, according to the
    > low order four bits of the codepoint. The all-white
    > block-graphics character was visually indistinguishable
    > from space, but was NOT space.

    This reminds me of a similar character in codepage 437. Was encoded as 255.
    Similar uses. I believe it has been unified with U+00A0.


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