Re: Is Windows 7 Notepad broken?

From: Ed Trager (
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 13:20:36 CDT

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    I think Notepad would be about my last choice for doing any kind of
    serious work with Unicode ...

    I'm not sure what the design mandate for Notepad is, if there is one,
    but I would not expect it to include robust support for SMP Unicode.

    On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Saqqara<> wrote:
    > Anyone else had problems with Notepad on Windows 7 RC build (7100)?
    > Egyptian Hieroglyphs from upcoming 5.2 don't display for me. I also tried
    > Phoenician and characters don't display there either. Not investigated any
    > further yet to discover to what extent Unicode in SMP is broken in Notepad
    > or whether the problem runs deeper.
    > Notepad for goodness sake!
    > Bob Richmond

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