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SubjectRe: [PATCH] console UTF-8 fixes
Egmont Koblinger wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 08:43:14AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
>> I don't see the point in dealing with one particular corner case,
>
> I wouldn't really call CJK a *corner* case, just think of how many people
> use these writing systems.
>
> Theoretically it's just one particular case, I agree. In practice, however,
> this case occurs relatively often compared to all the nontrivial cases a
> full-featured terminal should cope with.
>

Really? Why is CJK so much more fundamental than, say, Arabic?

-hpa

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