Thanks to Ken, Murray, John, Andrea, and all others for your excellent
comments and summaries of this issue.
It helped gel the situation for me, and of course concluded that "Unicode
enabled" is the best short description to use.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kenneth Whistler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2000 9:39 PM
Subject: Re: Double Byte enabled
> > "Unicode enabled" is probably the clearest term, but I would appreciate
> > comments on historic use of "multibyte enabled".
> "multibyte enabled" was simply the extension of the term "doublebyte
> for Chinese character sets, which overspilled the bounds of a two-byte
> encoding. EUC-CNS has 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-byte forms for characters.
> (See Ken Lunde's great book for details on all of this.)
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