Unicode and underscored alphabetics 
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 Unicode and underscored alphabetics

In my experience, even legacy applications will convert away from
the underscored alphabet very quickly if it gets mapped properly
to the uppercase (or lowercase, if you really insist) alphabet.

We have worked with quite a few legacy applications in SHARP APL,
and we have not used underscores for some years now.

Adding them to Unicode just prolongs an undesirable feature.


Martin Gfeller, Reuters, Risk Management Systems

Phone [+41 1] 258 7380; Fax [+41 1] 262 1792

Sun, 16 Mar 1997 03:40:44 GMT  
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