Glyphs and graphemes [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Tue Jul 17 05:37:37 EDT 2018


Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>:

> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 7:03 PM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
>> What I'd need is for the tty to tell me what column the cursor is
>> visually. Or better yet, the tty would have to tell me where the column
>> would be *after* I emit the next grapheme cluster.
>
> Are you prepared for the possibility that emitting characters won't
> change what column you're in?

Absolutely.


Marko


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