[RFC] Refresh iswblank and iswspace (was Re: Update wctype functions to Unicode 5.2?)

Mike Marchywka marchywka@hotmail.com
Mon Feb 15 20:54:00 GMT 2010









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> Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 19:55:29 +0000
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> To: cygwin-talk@cygwin.com
> Subject: Re: [RFC] Refresh iswblank and iswspace (was Re: Update wctype functions to Unicode 5.2?)
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> On 15/02/2010 09:35, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Feb 14 18:21, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>>>> For a start, here are patches to iswblank and iswspace to add the missing
>>>>> characters U+180e (MONGOLIAN VOWEL SEPARATOR),
>>>> The sons of the mighty Chinggis do not "separate" their vowels! They sweep
>>>> down in a mighty horde from the steppe on horseback and cleave them asunder
>>>> with their swords!
>>> Yeah, shouldn't that be MONGOLIAN BOWEL SEPARATOR?
>>
>> I'm concerned. Do you think that's a bug in Unicode 5.2? Should we
>> report this upstream?
>
> We don't "report" to upstream! We pillage and burn and disembowel our way
> across Europe to upstream, leaving a trail of grieving orphans and widows in
> our wake!
>

anything more than 7 bits/ char, 8th can be used for partiy, does this to you.
Imagine what would happen to humanity with fonts being intermingled with
characters....




> cheers,
> DaveK
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