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Re: [Lynx-dev] French accents

From: Thorsten Glaser
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] French accents
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 16:23:53 +0000 (UTC)

address@hidden dixit:

>>>>> 2010/02/03 21:48 +0000, Thorsten Glaser >>>>

.oO(weird quoting style)

>I think there is no such thing as locales on either DOS or Win32.
>Heck, even OpenBSD anno 2010 doesnb<<<<<<<< But under Windows there is
>section "Regional Settings", stored in the registry. In the oldest

Yes, I know, but I don’t think it’s exposed to / use by Lynx.

>Not superset, because instead of the C1 characters it has graphics. 

Q.e.d. – like I said, superset.

Sometimes they [people] care too much: pretty printers [and syntax highligh-
ting, d.A.] mechanically produce pretty output that accentuates irrelevant
detail in the program, which is as sensible as putting all the prepositions
in English text in bold font.   -- Rob Pike in "Notes on Programming in C"

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