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Re: [tlug] Re: Piping stderr?

At 25 Jun 2002 15:09:00 +0900,
Stephen J. Turnbull <> wrote:

>> please forget about UTF-8 apps as well, such are like
>> uxterm.
> I disagree.  These have their place.  They _can_ handle all text in
> all languages.  (What with the planes 2 & 3 damage, you can even
> distinguish between kanji and hanzi without plane 14 tags or higher
> level markup mechanisms.)

 nHHH, what is your point?  You said that...

At 24 Jun 2002 14:32:56 +0900,
Stephen J. Turnbull <> wrote:
> Software should be written to be general, with as little dependency on
> external text representation as possible, and the I18N facilities
> should be provided by robust, specialized libraries.

 uxterm totally depends on UTF-8.  Is this minimum dependency?
CSI I18N design never depends on codeset(external text representation),
and this is the minimum :-).

Jiro SEKIBA | Web tools & AP Linux Competency Center, YSL, IBM Japan
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