From: Andrew Dunbar (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Apr 22 2002 - 10:52:23 EDT
--- Martin Sevior
<email@example.com> wrote: >
> Hi Andrew,
> If we use UTF-32 as our internal format in the
> piecetable will
> we still need two or more 32-bit numbers to
> represent combining
Yes we will. We will need one for the base character
and one for each combining character which combines
> If not, ie if UTF-32 can hold all unicode in a
> single 32 bit number I vote
> for that as our internal format.
> I really don't like the idea of variable length
> strings per glyph in our
> piecetable though I don't mind converting to that
> when presenting text to
> a GUI.
There's really no way to avoid it and still support
all languages via Unicode.
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