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Subject: Re: [SG16-Unicode] It???s Time to Stop Adding New Features for Non-Unicode Execution Encodings in C++
From: keld_at_[hidden]
Date: 2019-04-29 12:53:26


On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 01:35:15AM +0200, Corentin wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 28, 2019, 10:01 PM <keld_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> Some people will never be happy. Yet it is incredibly unlikely that someone
> would come up with a set of characters which is a strict superset of what
> is offered by Unicode, and nothing short of that would make it suitable to
> handle text.

i have happily run in a Danish linux environment for decades, and many people have all over the world
done so too. the same for microsoft windows.
 
> Operating systems that are encoding independent are mostly a myth at this
> point. Probably always were. Linux is mostly utf-8, Osx is Unicode, windows
> is slowly getting there etc.

 linux still is,

>
> All of that is driven by marker forces. Users don't tolerate mojibake and
> the _only_ way to avoid that is to use Unicode.

 mojibake never hit me

keld


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