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

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Fri Feb 22 06:48:09 UTC 2019

On 21/02/2019 22:10, Chris Johns wrote:
> 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",

Maybe you should use a hex editor and not emacs.

>>> 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?

Ok, but it would be nice if we don't need this for every non-English 

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