Message from discussion One change to the strings document
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Subject: Re: One change to the strings document
To: Dan Sugalski <d...@sidhe.org>
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From: bryan.warn...@raba.com (Bryan C. Warnock)
On Sun, 2004-04-25 at 16:34, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> Just a heads up, there are two things that have been pointed out.
> First, the transset op is transcharset. The abbreviation was a bit sloppy.
> Second, in spots where "character" is used, substitute "grapheme", as
> I'm going to. Noting, of course, that a grapheme is *not* a glyph.
> Glyphs are display things that we're staying very very (very!) far
> away from. The change'll go into the op names--getglyph instead of
> getcharacter and suchlike things.
> Hopefully using a different word'll help people remember that
> glyph!=codepoint, though we'll see how well that one works.
I don't understand. Substitute grapheme for character, as you're
staying away from glyphs, but "getglyph" for "getcharacter"?
And what about codepoints that *are* glyphs and/but aren't graphemes?
Bryan C. Warnock