<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=36617 >

On 2/23/07, Jason Dorje Short <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=36617 >
> Egor Vyscrebentsov wrote:
> > <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=36617 >
> >
> > Good daytime!
> >
> > There is a problem in freeciv with recoding if string contains
> > symbol that is not present in target charset. Resulted string is
> > fully not recoded in this case.
> >
> > Detected on ru_RU.KOI8-R, gui-xaw civclient, civserver (!) are
> > affected.
> This is a known and longstanding bug.
> If you use GNU libiconv (as opposed to glibc iconv) the name will be
> transliterated (IIRC).  Or, if you use gui-gtk-2.0, utf-8 is used and
> this is not a problem (not sure about gui-sdl but I strongly suggest it
> use utf-8 also).  Or, if you use utf-8 as your local encoding then
> gui-xaw will use that also.
> gui-xaw could be backfitted to use utf-8 internally.  However this
> requires using utf-8 versions of all string formatting functions in xaw
> (hopefully this is possible).

It is possible. With a XFree86 extension that xorg also has.
It will not work on old X systems however.

Vasco Alexandre da Silva Costa

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