Classic Mac stack and Unicode?

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 08:12:06 EDT 2010


  On 19/04/2010 14:57, Mark Schonewille wrote:

Thanks for your advice!
> Hi Richmond,
>
> You need unicode fonts that are compatible with Mac OS 9. 

Presumably that means that non-standard mappings won't work ????

> Rev may work with unicode in Mac OS 9, but it will probably crash at 
> some point. I don't think that any unicode features changed until 2.8 
> or 2.9 (which aren't available for Mac OS 9).

I wonder why the Standalone settings stack for RunRev 4 sports a Classic 
section when it cannot build Classic standalones?

This should definitely go in 4.5 as it is misleading.

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>
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> Op 19 apr 2010, om 13:53 heeft Richmond Mathewson het volgende 
> geschreven:
>
>> Can anybody tell me:
>>
>> 1. When RR became as fully unicode compliant as it it now?
>>
>> 2. Whether Classic builds ever functioned fully with Unicode?
>>
>> I tried this with RunRev 2.0.1:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>  set the useUnicode to true
>>  set the unicodeText of fld "fTEXT" to numToChar(2325)
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> and it worked a charm, BUT on doing this:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>  set the useUnicode to true
>>  set the unicodeText of fld "fTEXT" to numToChar(57386)
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> I got a generic 'ugly' instead of the complicated char
>> I wanted.
>>
>> Cross-tested this with RunRev 4; no problems there.
>
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