From: Peter Kirk (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Mar 05 2004 - 15:06:43 EST
On 05/03/2004 10:48, Patrick Andries wrote:
> Peter said:
>>> People *really shouldn't* ask "Does product X support Unicode version
>>> N?" They should be asking questions like "Can product X correctly
>>> perform function Y on such-and-such characters added in Unicode version
> This makes for a rather long list of questions if you want to know
> what Microsoft supports in a new OS or product release for instance.
> One might think of how to best present the latest support level in a
> concise fashion and not on a per function per character basis.
> P. A.
Microsoft has an almost forgotten, but still working, syntax for asking
such multiple questions (note the change to "all characters"):
for %Y in ("Product %X\functions\*.*") do ask "Can product %X correctly
perform function %Y on all characters in Unicode version %N?"
Perhaps a mechanism is needed to AND together the answers for each
product. If the result is TRUE, product %X might be considered to
support Unicode version %N.
-- Peter Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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