Re: [dev] UTF-8 copyright symbol

From: KIMURA Masaru <>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 09:54:07 +0900


2009/10/23 Kris Maglione <>:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 04:17:19PM -0400, Niki Yoshiuchi wrote:
>> However, anything that can be done to make the source code for suckless
>> projects suck less (in regards to its interactions with software, some of
>> which may suck) is a Good Thing.
>> Since this change requires no real effort and can slightly improve its
>> interactions with other software, why not just do it?
> How would it make the software suck less? How would it improve interactions
> with other software? No one's even posed a good case for this causing
> problems at all. So, in a non-UTF-8 locale you don't see a copyright sign.
> In 8859-1, you see ; what a nightmare! Seriously, this isn't an issue.
> People with a UTF-8 locale get a nice copyright sign, for everyone else, the
> legal validity is the same. If they don't like it, they can piss off, or
> read up on how to turn on a UTF-8 locale.

Did you think about fonts, not locale?

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