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Re: [PATCH] better isearch support for complex input methods

From: Karl Fogel
Subject: Re: [PATCH] better isearch support for complex input methods
Date: 04 Apr 2001 11:41:41 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.0807 (Gnus v5.8.7) Emacs/20.7

"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:
> > Well, how about if it always treated entire charsets in the same
> > manner?  For example, all Chinese characters would be treated as
> > words.  We can surely classify characters by the character set they
> > belong to, even when the internal character representation is changed
> > to be based on Unicode.
> That's what I was thinking.  It's probably not 100% correct, but
> should be fairly close.  Also it should be fairly easy to list
> the relevant charsets since I would expect that all the ideogram-based
> charsets are 2-byte charsets and we don't have thousands of those, do we ?

This sounds like a better plan than my original patch.

I'm reading up on some multibyte stuff, and will post a new patch
soon.  Ideally Emacs would be able to "get it right" 100% of the time,
instead of having a mostly-correct heuristic; will see if this is

Definitely won't commit it without asking first, thanks for reminding
me about the feature freeze.  It's no big deal if it doesn't make it
into this release, IMHO.


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