From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jul 08 2004 - 16:08:48 CDT
Otto Stolz <Otto dot Stolz at uni dash konstanz dot de> wrote:
> Attached, you'll find the current versions of all three,
> in a somewhat enhanced typography: I have exploited box-drawing
> characters, arrows, and proper (typographical) apostrophes.
> While not being ASCII proper, these MPEs use only characters
> that were already present in CP 437 (the original PC code).
Unfortunately, neither the proper apostrophe ’ nor the copyright © and
trademark ™ symbols appear in CP437.
> I hope this will end the discussion on MPEs, which are toys,
> after all (though they could also be used to visualize the
> three UTF encodings).
You mean you're not interested in my BOCU-1 pocket encoder? ☺
Unicode toys are not always a bad thing. They can be an aid to
understanding, and they're certainly more relevant to this list than
S0|\/|E T0P|C5 I could think of.
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