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Cygwin fails to utilize Unicode replacement character




On 2018-09-02 06:51, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Sep 2018 10:07:10, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> Actually, the width problem I suggested in my other response (and even 
>> referring to the wrong character) does not apply as mintty enforces proper 
>> width in that case.
>> Also, even with fonts that do not provide the glyph, you will usually
>> still see it by the Windows font fallback mechanism.
>> Shall I make it configurable?
> your call - here are the possible resolutions - in order of my preference:

What about TTF .notdef glyph index 0?

> 1. Change the default to U+FFFD with no option
> 2. Change the default to U+FFFD with option to change
> 3. Leave default as is with option to change

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