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Re: Remaining l10n issues

From: Michael Sweet <mike_at_easysw.com>
Date: 2004-05-07 03:12:45 CEST

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> ...
>>At some point you may want to define a minimum platform to
>>support which includes being based on ASCII and not EBCDIC.
> But we seem to be tied to UCS2 for Windows support though. I know little
> more about it than the fact that the ascii '1' character does not have the
> same representation in it (which it does it UTF-8). So I'm afraid that trick
> won't help much...

Well, Windows is really UTF-16 (really), but nothing prevents you
from converting to/from UTF-16 as needed for Windows interfaces.
Character constants for the ASCII characters in UTF-16 are still
ASCII, though, just 16 bits instead of 8...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com
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