[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: console update

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: console update
Date: 17 Jun 2002 15:48:58 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Marcus Brinkmann <marcus@gnu.org> writes:

> On Mon, Jun 17, 2002 at 10:02:06AM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > But I think we should hope for actual Unicode compliance.  Obviously I
> > don't insist we have it now.  But I object to an architectural
> > decision that will make it harder...
> We will have unicode normalization form C and unicode support level 1.
> This basically means: No compose characters, no double-width characters.
> No bidirectional writing either.

I think we should hope for full compliance.  I'm happy to say that we
only do level 1 at the beginning.  But we should aim for ultimately
having full compliance...

> The architectural decision we are making right now is how the
> communication protocol between the console server and the client is in
> this first version.  And because we all agree that a screen matrix of
> the character cell is the right thing, this is what we use right now.

I think this is the wrong thing, but it's a reasonable first
implementation.  As long as you don't wed the protocol to this

As long as the protocol passes characters, things are fine.  Just
don't start having it pass glyphs instead!  

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]