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Re: A draft for a multibyte and multi-codepoint C string interface

On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 01:50:54PM -0400, Mouse wrote:
> > using in all these languages the ASCII codepoints will make
> > impossible to deduce automatically the direction of rendering;
> I don't see that as any more of a problem than it is that it's
> impossible to deduce the language upon seeing the word "pain" (which,
> for the benefit those of you not as francophone as I feel sure tlaronde
> is, is a perfectly good word in French as well as in English).

But I use as an heuristic not a semantic guess, but a numeric range:
french is in the latin-1 range, that includes the ASCII range and this
is all for left-to-right ;)

        Thierry Laronde <tlaronde +AT+ polynum +dot+ com>
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