[r6rs-discuss] Typo in 1.2 of r6rs-lib?
aghuloum at cs.indiana.edu
Tue Jan 15 08:51:47 EST 2008
On Jan 15, 2008, at 6:58 AM, John Cowan wrote:
> The trouble is that in the interests of packing as many things into
> 256-character fonts as possible, Knuth decided to use glyph identity
> rather than character identity. So in TeX, Latin A and Greek A are
> the same thing, and when converting to HTML, you have to make a
> which is always going to be Latin A. The same is true of Greek B, H,
> I, K, M, N, O, P, T, and X.
Thanks for clarifying. I assume this was true for the original TeX
but no longer holds for modern unicode-aware implementations (such as
xetex and xelatex), right?
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