Spaced Out

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Sun Sep 5 08:29:56 EDT 2010

On 09/05/2010 03:06 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Hi Richmond,
> Are you doing this on a PowerPC processor? I think your script will break on a computer with x86 processor. In unicode, a space still is space&  NULL on x86 platforms and NULL&  space on PPC platforms. Your script seems to find a space on PPC platforms but a NULL character on x86 platforms.

Well . . . talk about opening a can of worms . . .

You are quite right about the SPACE detection on an x86 processor . . .

And, what is also worrying is that Sanskrit vowel characters can't be 
without preceding consonants being entered at the same time.

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