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bug#23698: 24.5; broken character name


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#23698: 24.5; broken character name
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 17:37:31 +0300

> From: handa <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 23:32:21 +0900
> 
> In article <address@hidden>, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > Displaying the list of Thai characters loads thai-util.el, which
> > deliberately overwrites the names derived from the Unicode Character
> > Database with its own variants.  I'm CC'ing Handa-san, who added that
> > code back in 2008, in the hope that he could tell why are we doing
> > that, and whether this is still needed nowadays.
> 
> Long ago, I discussed with Thai/Lao people about how to support their
> languages in Mule.  At that time, as I can't speak those languages, we
> refer each character by name in the discussion.  And, for debugging the
> support code, name property was very useful.  That's the reason for
> those properties.   Now, I think we can get rid them.

OK, thanks.  So I guess Paul's change did TRT, and we can close this
bug report.





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