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Re: High bit ASCII and FPC

On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 23:27 -0400, Darryl Seamans wrote:
> Hello all you Fedora users.....I have a program that uses high-bit
> ASCII to display a text-mode game under Linux. In the style of Scott
> Miller's KROZ series, it displays all manner of ASCII characters
> (>Chr(127)) and they come out fine under Slackware in a text console (once
> I setfont the right fonts). When compiled and run under Fedora Core 5,
> however, the display is messed up with lots of red blocks all over the
> screen instead of the high bit ASCII.

'Tisn't "ASCII", so you'd need to set a console mode that actually
matches what you believe is ASCII (8-bit text of *some* sort, but *not*
"ASCII"), or use unicode properly to draw the same symbols.  Unicode has
drawing glyphs, too.

(Currently running FC4, occasionally trying FC5.)

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