Pango and Debian
warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Oct 17 12:23:04 EDT 2005
David Hampton <hampton-gnucash at rainbolthampton.net> writes:
> On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 22:54 +0200, Didier Vidal wrote:
>> If this is true, that means that the problems lies in the way messages
>> are passed to gnome. Something should be done to convert them from the
>> locale's charmap to utf-8 before displaying them.
> Why are we reading ISO-8859 characters in the first place? Is it safe
> to append .utf-8 to any locale that doesn't already have that present?
> If not, we need to add code at gnucash startup to suck in all the locale
> specific settings, check the actual locale name, and optionally convert
> these values to utf-8.
Because the locale is a non-utf8 locale, so the locale() libc function
returns non-utf8 character strings for things like "locale currency
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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