Xah's Edu Corner: The Concepts and Confusions of Pre-fix, In-fix, Post-fix and Fully Functional Notations

axel at white-eagle.invalid.uk axel at white-eagle.invalid.uk
Fri Mar 17 14:06:11 CET 2006


In comp.lang.perl.misc Timo Stamm <timo.stamm at arcor.de> wrote:
> Fuzzyman schrieb:
>> Roedy Green wrote:
>>> On 15 Mar 2006 22:20:52 -0800, "Xah Lee" <xah at xahlee.org> wrote,
>>> quoted or indirectly quoted someone who said :
>>>
>>>> e. For example, the in-fix
>>>> notation =E2=80=9C(3+(2*5))>7=E2=80=9D is written as =E2=80=9C3 2 5 * + 7 >=
>>>> =E2=80=9D, where the
>>> Not that Mr. Lee has ever shown much interest in feedback, but you
>>> pretty well have stick to vanilla ASCII to get your notation through
>>> unmangled on newsgroups.
 
>> Hmmm... it displays fine via google groups. Maybe it's the reader which
>> is 'non-compliant' ?

> Other charsets than US-ASCII are widely accepted in non-english 
> newsgroups as long as the charset is properly declared.
 
> Xah's posting was properly encoded and will display fine in every decent 
> newsreader.

It is not just the question of the newsreader, it is also a question of whether
the character set/font being used is capable of displaying the characters
concerned. 

Axel
 



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