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Re: [Bug-gnubg] localised windows versions?

From: Gary Wong
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] localised windows versions?
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 12:15:00 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.25i

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 05:31:00PM +0000, ?ystein Johansen wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 11:40:58AM -0400, Gary Wong wrote:
> > One problem might be that GTK+ has wanted all strings in UTF-8 ever since
> > 1.3.something (which I think includes all of the MS Windows ports), where
> > presumably the translation files are in ISO 8859-1.
> > 
> > Does it sound like that might be causing difficulties?  If so, there are
> > all kinds of further complications...
> Yes, but then I can't explain why the gtk.mo files seems to work fine.
> The file selection boxes comes right in any language. Danish, Norwegian,
> German or even Russian:
> <URL:http://home.online.no/~oeysteij/russianfiledialog.png> 

I think that is because GTK is going to more effort than we are to convert
its strings to the correct encoding (my guess is that it uses the iconv*
functions).  I'll look into it.

   Gary Wong           address@hidden           http://www.cs.arizona.edu/~gary/

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