From: Gregg Reynolds (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jun 14 2005 - 19:39:58 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
> At 16:06 -0500 2005-06-14, Gregg Reynolds wrote:
>> Now why would you take your own inability to imagine something as
>> evidence that there is nothing to be imagined? Tsk. To anybody who
>> knows Arabic the usefulness of such coloring is quite obvious; M.
>> Kural's response is correct. I've seen elementary school texts that use
>> such coloring.
> And it's a perfectly reasonable thing to do. It's not plain text though.
I don't understand your meaning. To me, "plain text" is a purely
computational notion. It is therefore impossible in principle to judge
whether or not an arrangement of ink on a page is plain text or not; in
fact it is meaningless. So what precisely do you mean when you say it
is not plain text?
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