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Re: Encoding of etc/HELLO

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Encoding of etc/HELLO
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:12:14 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:23:39 -0400
> >> But along the way they discovered that it's sometimes difficult to
> >> decide whether two "things" should be consider as one and the same
> >> character or not.  They ended up with a set of "rules" to make those
> >> decisions, but it's not nearly as simple as "each character has one and
> >> only one encoding".
> > Not sure what you allude to here.
> For example the fact that some CJK characters should be displayed
> differently depending on whether they're part of a C text, or a J text,
> or a K text, so are they really "one and the same character"?

This situation existed before Unicode.  Unicode tries to overcome it;
thus "Han unification".

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