Keith Packard keithp at
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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