Re: Unicode in embedded systems

From: Markus Scherer (
Date: Thu Feb 17 2005 - 12:26:06 CST

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    Ted Kenney wrote:
    > --The prevalence of Unicode support in embedded
    > systems software tools, real-time operating systems
    > and the like;

    Unicode is the primary text processing encoding in Symbian, PocketPC/Windows CE, and Java.

    > --Whether there is a trend toward greater Unicode
    > support in this area; and

    Yes, as in every area.

    > --Product categories within embedded systems that
    > stand out for their lack of Unicode support.

    PalmOS 5 and lower, and Linux.
    (Linux APIs can be used with UTF-8, but the basic glibc/POSIX APIs don't do much of anything for
    Unicode and globalization support.)


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