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Re: Android Gforth not displaying non-ASCII characters

From: Bernd Paysan
Subject: Re: Android Gforth not displaying non-ASCII characters
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2019 20:04:30 +0100

Am Sonntag, 1. Dezember 2019, 18:10:35 CET schrieb Ethan Gardener:
> On Sat, Nov 30, 2019, at 12:46 PM, Bernd Paysan wrote:
> > Gforth gl-terminal is for ASCII and a few special characters only.  That's
> > intentional, it should be simple.
> I agree.  I looked into how Plan 9 does unicode because it seems very
> simple, but it's not so simple under the surface: The display driver has to
> cache images representing ranges of characters.  To quote someone who
> worked on Plan 9, "There's no such thing as a simple cache bug." ;)  And it
> has bug of omission: it has no support for combining characters.

Minos2 has something similar, and I even plan to add support for combining 
characters (via harfbuzz), but that's not the right thing for the very simple 

Bernd Paysan
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