Re: Arabic letters separated by markup

From: Gregg Reynolds (
Date: Wed Jun 15 2005 - 10:54:34 CDT

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    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.


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