newbie needs help with GUI

Patrick Useldinger p at
Sun Oct 5 00:08:01 CEST 2003

On Sat, 4 Oct 2003 13:45:01 -0700, Scott Chapman
<scott_list at> wrote:

>This has been a major problem at Microsoft that their engineers have been 
>wringing their hands over for a long time.  When the computer temporarily 
>runs out of characters through this leakage, it makes a blue screen and gives 
>you a cryptic error message that doesn't mention character loss at all, while 
>it digs around through the font packs trying to find some unused ones.  The 

Is there any statistical analysis available if the probability of
running out of characters is more or less likely with a given (natural)
language? Or a given set of applications?


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