Subject: Re: New snapshot of raster/Unicode console driver available
To: Marcus Comstedt <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/13/2001 14:07:07
Marcus Comstedt wrote:
> >>>>> "Bang" == Bang Jun-Young <> writes:
>   Bang> For now you can't. Instead, how about using UTF-8 encoded Latin font
>   Bang> currently supported?
> The _font_ can hardly be UTF-8 encoded, as UTF-8 is a variable length
> multibyte encoding, and fonts need to be indexed with an N-dimensional
> (typically N=1 or N=2) index code.  Don't you mean UCS (Unicode
> Character Set) encoded?

Oh, maybe I was so tired when I was writing it. :) There's no font like
UTF-8 encoded one.

>   Bang> Could you tell me where I can get information on ISO-8859?
> See <URL:> and RFC1345.

Another good information. Thanks.


Bang Jun-Young <>