[sword-devel] for the love of unicode

Chris Little sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 18 Jun 2001 10:34:45 -0700

> What about fronends which don't support UTF-8?
> IMO they can normally only display latin-1 chars, so we should have a 
> conversion UTF-8 to Latin-1.

Do you think we should do UTF-8 to x converters for all the formats we
use, or just Latin-1?  We could go use the Greek & Hebrew ISO standards
too, plus KOI8 for Cyrillic translations.

What should happen if you want to access a text that uses characters
outside of Latin-1, like the BHS or a Chinese/Japanese translation, from