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Re: [StrongED] StrongED 4.70a3 available
In message <af79e8c853.iyojohn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
John Rickman Iyonix <rickman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Fred Graute wrote
> > Adjust code to account for characters being wider than 1 byte. Use 1
> > byte for [1-8], 2 bytes for [9-16] and 4 bytes above 16. RiscPC is a
> > problem here as no support for LDRH. Other problem is register set
> > size, 16 regs is too small to do this comfortably.
> Is this a prelude to UTF8 support:-?
No, not in the slightest. UTF8 requires many more fundamental changes.
The above change only concerns the Fastchar code where the bit pattern
for a character (line) to plot must be read. This is 1 bpp data taken
from the sprite in the bitmap font file. In previous versions this was
just a byte but now characters can be wider and more bytes may need to
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