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1 Should we take it that Alfred changed his first name to Adam, and then added an extra 'n' to the end of his last name?

Posted by: Frank at Wednesday, February 07 2024 06:42 PM (cARBX)

2 ASCII was predicated on the silly notion that computers and roman-alphabet humans could have an interchange standard.  Unicode is the even sillier notion that bureaucrats and humans can have an interchange standard.

Posted by: normal at Thursday, February 08 2024 08:15 AM (bg2DR)

3 Lemme see if I have this straight.  I'm supposed to have a unicode library for each language, availability is not very high, and they update the standard every year?  Option one would be a tool for writing unicode libraries.  Option two is a library maker that also produces variant standards, and put out competing versions just to screw with people.  Option three, try to avoid using unicode.  Option four seems to be find everyone 'updating' the standard, and kill them

Posted by: PatBuckman at Thursday, February 08 2024 02:02 PM (r9O5h)

4 Reject Unicode, return to SIXBIT.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Thursday, February 08 2024 05:44 PM (PiXy!)

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