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Re: MML charset tag regression

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: MML charset tag regression
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 21:59:48 +0900 (JST)
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In article <address@hidden>, "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>>  "Kenichi" == Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:
Kenichi>  'UTF8_STRING has been recently introduced in XFree86, and
Kenichi>  there are many clients that still doesn't support it.

> I thought the UTF-8 interfaces of XFree86 were deprecated because they
> are redundant (extended segments work fine, and XFree86 already uses
> them even where specifically prohibited by the ICCCM, namely for ISO
> 8859/15), and I thought the X Consortium opposed it.  It was discussed
> on emacs-devel about a year ago.  Has this changed?

As far as I remember, that was the different topic.  What
deprecated was the function Xutf8LookupString (and perhaps
Xutf8DrawString as well).

Kenichi>  Perhaps, we should make Emacs to request UTF8_STRING at
Kenichi>  first if the locale is UTF8, and if that request fails,
Kenichi>  request COMPOUND_TEXT.

> Surely this will need to be configurable in Lisp, maybe even
> controlled by the user.  The variety of conventions used by
> applications is too wide, and the standards hard to interpret.

Yes, of course.  What I wrote was the default behavior of

Ken'ichi HANDA

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