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[ehg@research.bell-labs.com: Re: Display types?]

Eric --

It is probably an argument against UTF8 that the document you cite
doesn't display its examples correctly on my (Netscape) browser.  I
get upside-down question marks when I think it is supposed to be
displaying something more interesting...

Is there an equivalent PDF or Postscript form of the document you

	Ron Rivest
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Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 15:16:03 -0500
From: Eric Grosse <ehg@research.bell-labs.com>
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Ron Rivest wrote:
>     (1) [Display types] allow the use of names over a non-Latin alphabet
> My personal opinion is that (1) makes them worth the extra trouble...

Can we drop display types and declare that the name is UTF8?  That gets us
both an international alphabet and a simple syntax.

For those unfamiliar with UTF8, I recommend the paper by Rob Pike and Ken
Thompson as a readable introduction:
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