I wonder how the computers on Star Trek handle text documents. Character encoding for hundreds of worlds worth of languages much be insane. Do they still use Unicode in the 24th century?
Do they have to update it every time they meet a new species?
@apLundell THE MACHINE TRANSMITS TO YOUR EYES THE INTENDED CONTENTS TRANSLATED. EVERYONE HAS NEURAL IMPLANTS THAT DOES THE LEGWORK IN YOUR HEAD, NOT IN SYSTEM.
@brokenfingers @apLundell that's the tardis isn't it
@mattmcnutt @apLundell IS IT?
DOCTOR IN THE TARDIS.
DOCCCTORRRR WHOOOOOO HEY! DOCTOR WHO, DOCTORRRRR WHOOOOO! HEY! THE TARDIS!
@brokenfingers @apLundell sure
@apLundell They're probably up to UTF-32 or UTF-64 by then.