From: Gregg Reynolds (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 15 2005 - 10:54:34 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
> At 19:39 -0500 2005-06-14, Gregg Reynolds wrote:
>> 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?
> Colour is not plain text.
Maybe so, but also tautological (=devoid of information). One might as
well say "cocker spaniels are not plain text".
I view/edit multi-colored plain text all the time - computer code, xml,
etc. Using emacs. Also a web browser.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed Jun 15 2005 - 10:57:34 CDT