Subject: Re: wscons ioctl's
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bang Jun-Young <email@example.com>
Date: 02/06/2002 23:31:05
On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 02:09:46AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > > u_int16_t character; /* character */
> Pardon my ignorance, you will know better: is u_int16_t realy enough here?
> I haven't followed all the multibyte encoding discussions lately, but ISTR
> there have been strong objections against "only" using UNICODE.
> While there are multiple ways a character can be encoded when getting on the
> screen, this interface defines only one way to get it back (and can not do
> variable length encodings) - so the returned value should be unique.
What does "variable length encodings" mean here?
Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>