Re: String name and Character Name

From: James Kass (
Date: Fri Apr 22 2005 - 11:01:16 CST

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    On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 08:38:37 +0100, "Arcane Jill" wrote:
    > If Joe Public were to encounter the word "BRAKCET" in an
    > application like BabelMap, for instance, they would assume this to be a bug in
    > BabelMap. And perhaps quite rightly - since why should BabelMap be regarding
    > machine-readable unique identifiers as if they were names anyway? (But it does
    > ... and it even has a "Search for character by name" feature).
    Would there be a better way to search for a character?

    Searching for a character by the character itself? Searching for
    a character by its code point? If you can paste the character into
    a search box, why would you be searching for it? If you already
    know its code point...

    Best regards,

    James Kass

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