COMPOUND_TEXT versus UTF8_STRING
keithp at keithp.com
Wed Sep 22 22:10:26 EEST 2004
Around 19 o'clock on Sep 22, Roland Mainz wrote:
> The alterantive is to break backwards-compatibility and that will cause
> big interoperability problems. The Linux desktop already has enougth of
> these issues so adding another one will cause even more grief.
Ensuring backwards compatibility should remain an important goal; adopting
separate properties for UTF-8 data preserves compatibility while not
further gilding the COMPOUND-TEXT turd.
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