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Re: Minimal international support for Amaya?

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 16:03:59 +0200
To: Grigory Bakunov <black@asplinux.ru>
Cc: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>, peterp@frcatel.fri.utc.sk, www-amaya-dev@w3.org, Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr
Message-Id: <20010814140359.0FD02C@maiana.inrialpes.fr>
> Date |Tue, 14 Aug 2001 14:56:02 +0200
> From |Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
> 
> Hello!

> IV> 3- Then several input methods should be added to the Amaya code.
> 
> IV> Just the step 1 is quite finished now.
> I'm sorry but why you want to invent bicycle ?
> I mean step 3.
> This locale patch (i already send absolutely idenical patch half year ago)
> made you work quite simple.
> after set_locale(LC_ALL,"") call on all unix platforms you can
> get full unicode input. Windows as far as i know support
> unicode input too.
> So i say: insert of set_locale call resolve all troubles
> with nonlatin1 input. At least on Linux, Irix and Solaris,
> cause i check it.
> 
> I like amaya. You make great product.
> But i need to add this setlocale call after
> each download of fresh sources. It's annoyed me.

Of course we don't plan to re-invent bicycle. We want to use
existing input methods and existing conversion algorithms when
it's possible. I just tried to explain that the problem is more
complex.
Received on Tuesday, 14 August 2001 10:05:40 UTC

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