Re: unicode

Jan Vroonhof (
15 May 1998 12:54:30 +0200 (Guest section DW) writes:

> "each" - this is false, but of less importance
> "single representation" - extremely unfortunately, this is false, too

Thanks for clearing this up. It is what you get by basing discussion
on second hand knowledge. I am sorry. So unfortunately the problem
remains. It just isn't solved by unicode.

> How do you think the kernel, or libc, will distinguish the
> capital letter X (U+0058) from the Roman numeral X (U+2169)?

Since you do seem to know where you are talking about are all of these
cases (apart from the accents) like this (where, given context, the
human at least has a chance of succeeding)?


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