APL Under-bar Characters

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Tue Aug 18 11:23:53 CDT 2015

Tom Gewecke <tom at bluesky dot org> wrote:

> I guess the question is whether having a named sequence would somehow
> make it easier for the gnu apl folks to add something to their system
> so that their string length function sees such a sequence as having a
> length of "1"?

I don't see why that would, or should, be the determining factor. A more
robust approach for their purposes might be to teach ρ to exclude
combining characters (gc=Mn) when counting the "size" of a string.

Doug Ewell | http://ewellic.org | Thornton, CO ����

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