[tex-live] locale dependent writing to log/terminal is *broken*

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Sat Sep 20 17:08:24 CEST 2003

> Or are you saying that 0x81 should be "printable"?  I don't see how
> the printability of 0xa1 enters into it.

It is a matter of consistency. You should print what you test as
printable, else you are introduce problem. As Thomas says, it is much
easier to look at the Pascal/C code to understand what's happening
there: xchr[k] is printed, so xchr[k] should be tested for printability.


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