Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

Jim Lee jlee54 at
Sun Jul 15 19:38:41 EDT 2018

On 07/15/18 16:24, Chris Angelico wrote:
> That is why this seems obtuse to me. There is no benefit to going to a
> pre-Unicode way of working with text.
> ChrisA

In a word - simplicity.

As I said, there are programming situations where the programmer only 
needs to deal with a single language - his own.

As I also said, Unicode (which is the best solution we have at the 
moment for global interchange) is necessary when we *do* need to deal 
with text on a broader scale.


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