python 2.7 and unicode (one more time)

Dave Angel d at davea.name
Sun Nov 23 21:31:14 CET 2014


On 11/23/2014 01:13 PM, random832 at fastmail.us wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2014, at 11:33, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
>> 	Why would that be possible? Many truetype fonts only supply glyphs for
>> single-byte encodings (ISO-Latin-1, for example -- pop up the Windows
>> character map utility and see what some of the font files contain.
>
> With a bitmap font selected, the characters will be immediately replaced
> with characters present in the font's codepage, and will copy to
> clipboard as such.

I didn't realize Windows shell (DOS box) had that bug.  Course I don't 
use Windows much the last few years.

it's one thing to not display it properly.  It's quite another to supply 
faulty data to the clipboard.  Especially since the Windows clipboard 
has a separate Unicode type available.

-- 
DaveA



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