<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=40601 >

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Madeline Book <madeline.b...@gmail.com> wrote:
> What I suspect is that when the string is placed into the
> entry box, gtk tries to convert it to an encoding other
> than utf-8, or chops off the last character resulting
> in the invalid utf-8.
> This could be proven if you turn off the "prompt for city
> name" option and build a city with the Perpinya settler.
> If the name is not garbled and the program does not
> crash then we would know it is a problem with the string
> being put into the entry, and hence a bug in the particular
> gtk libraries used by the freeciv exe on windows.

I turned off "prompt for city name."  When building the settler, the
game now simply crashes.  So, the string is being corrupted before it
is delivered to the dialog box.

> You could also try inputting other valid utf-8 (e.g. my
> sig) into the name suggestion box, the city rename popup,
> or just the chat input line to see what it does. On linux
> these all work fine, so they should too on windows.
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> 私のためにいい家を見つけてください。

Your .sig is truncated for length, but it inputs just fine.

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