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Re^5: Trying to determine the output length of a Unicode string

by Jim (Curate)
on Sep 26, 2011 at 20:07 UTC ( #927939=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Trying to determine the output length of a Unicode string
in thread Trying to determine the output length of a Unicode string

It seems unlikely to me you're using a shell terminal that has the capability to perform the sophisticated typography needed to render a lowercase m with a diaeresis above it and a cedilla below it. It's a matter of computer typography, not of Unicode code point coverage.


Comment on Re^5: Trying to determine the output length of a Unicode string
Re^6: Trying to determine the output length of a Unicode string
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 27, 2011 at 15:38 UTC

    It's the terminal, not the shell that matters. rxvt unicode works just fine with that invented character.

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