[Vm-dev] VM Maker Inbox: VMMaker.oscog-nice.3174.mcz

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 09:24:17 UTC 2022

Le jeu. 10 mars 2022 à 07:53, Marcel Taeumel <marcel.taeumel at hpi.de> a
écrit :

> Hi Nicolas --
> Thanks for this explanation.
> > However, all this might as well be a false problem. How many literal
> > characters > 16rFF do we have in trunk ?
> > Since we had poor support for extended (not to say unicode) fonts until
> > recently, probably not that many ! A $? in source code is not helpful !
> Yes, the source code in Trunk is fine. I stumbled upon this issue while
> debugging things around Character, #leadingChar, glyph browsing, and
> TextConverter. I got used to putting a $ in front of some visible thing in
> a text field to then send #charCode, #asInteger, or #leadingChar to it.
> Being able to do-it/inspect-it/print-it in any text field is very
> convenient. I could have done this via    '...' first    as well. An
> exception would have been nice, though.
> For the time being, it makes sense to just signal an error when the user
> tries to create literal characters between 16r8000 and 16rFFFF.
> If you happen to know the exact place in the image, would you mind adding
> this check in Trunk to EncoderForSistaV1? :-)
> Best,
> Marcel

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