[cfe-dev] UCNs/extended characters revisitted

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 15:11:30 PDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 2:20 PM, AlisdairM(public)<public at alisdairm.net> wrote:
> Fundamentally, I don't think there is any way to resolve that - those markers should ultimately be rendered by an IDE rather than our code anyway.

Well, it's true that there's only so much we can do to display a caret
on a terminal for a line of code containing, for example, Arabic text.
 There are some simple things we can do, though: for example, we can
special-case Chinese characters to count as two terminal columns.


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