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From: qwx@sciops.net
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] [PATCH] introduce code points above BMP to /lib/unicode
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 08:34:06 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5B9E186DD7F2C4E2910241F9FDEB0C09@wopr.sciops.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5e9c64f4-bad0-ce74-7e15-e8883598fcc2@posixcafe.org>

On Mon Oct 17 07:25:49 +0200 2022, moody@mail.posixcafe.org wrote:

> Our /lib/unicode is a bit out of date, this updates our stripped down
> version of UnicodeData.txt that we keep in /lib to cover characters
> and code ranges above the Basic Multilingual Plane.
> This does balloon the file a bit compared to the ~200k original.
> ; 800k	/lib/unicode
> The full patch is attached.  Of note the non-zero padding of the BMP
> range is replicated in the upstream UnicodeData.txt, I would be open
> to zero padding ours but this would change the results of existing
> scripts that use look(1) with /lib/unicode.
> Not sure how much use others get out of /lib/unicode, but wanted
> to ask if people thought it was worth the size to update.
> Thanks,
> moody

I'm definitely in favor, thanks for doing this.  Maybe a problem on my
end, but I can't gunzip the attached patch.


  reply	other threads:[~2022-10-17  6:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-10-17  5:24 Jacob Moody
2022-10-17  6:34 ` qwx [this message]
2022-10-17 20:28   ` Jacob Moody
2022-10-23  5:07     ` qwx
2022-10-23 14:28       ` ori
2022-10-23 16:58         ` qwx

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