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Re: Can watermarking Unicode text using invisible differences sneak thro

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Can watermarking Unicode text using invisible differences sneak through Emacs, or can Emacs detect it?
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2022 23:54:42 -0500

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  > > Following this rule, Emacs would display ă~, if the terminal can handle 
  > > otherwise a˘~ .

  > But in that case, it goes against the spirit of this feature, which
  > expresses non-ASCII characters with equivalent strings composed of
  > ASCII characters.  Since ˘ is non-ASCII, chances are that the terminal
  > which cannot display ă will be unable to display ˘ as well.

That's a valid point: on a terminal which can't display the BREVE
character, this method would not work.

There could be an additional fallback method of using `(' instead of
BREVE.  I can't think of any other ASCII character that would be
better than that one.

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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