Text-mode apps (Was :Who are the "spacists"?)

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Apr 1 18:22:23 EDT 2017


On Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 8:16 AM, Mikhail V <mikhailwas at gmail.com> wrote:
> For multiple-alphabet rendering I will use some
> custom text format, e.g. with tags
> <s="Voynich"> ... </s>, and for latin
> <s="Latin">...</s> and etc.
>
> Simple and effective.

For multi-alphabet rendering, I would rather use an even simpler
format: Remove the tags and use a consistent encoding.

Oh right, that's what Unicode is.

Have you ever actually *used* a system of tagged encodings? It is an
abomination.

ChrisA


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