[PATCH 2/6] Add unicode support for commonly used characters like copyright.

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Thu Feb 21 21:10:50 UTC 2019

On 21/2/19 5:35 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 21/02/2019 07:24, Chris Johns wrote:
>> On 21/2/19 5:07 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> On 21/02/2019 03:43, chrisj at rtems.org wrote:
>>>> From: Chris Johns<chrisj at rtems.org>
>>>> - This change makes the copyright character easier to see on editors
>>>>     lacking good unicode rendering support, ie terminals.
>>> I am not in favour of this change. Unicode support should be standard even for
>>> terminals for a couple of years now.
>> Can you see it on a standard non-gui terminal that does not have the character
>> set? I do not use _any_ GUI tools for editing, debugging etc. Everything is a
>> basic terminal run in tmux. Not allowing this type change exposes me to making
>> mistakes.
> What do you see if you open testsuites/fstests/fsdosfsname01/create_files.cs for
> example? I see all characters even in the "less" command line tool.

With `less` ..

                "this is a long filename",
                "<C4><91><C3><A2>y l<C3><A0> m<E1><BB><99>t t<C3><AA>n
t<E1><BA><AD>p tin d<C3><A0>i",

and in emacs ..

                "this is a long filename",
                 "??y l? m?t t?n t?p tin d?i",

>> Note, I am not asking all unicode characters be implemented in way. Just common
>> ones we may need to support.
> Ok, good.

OK to push?


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