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Re: Non-ASCII in Lucid menus

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Non-ASCII in Lucid menus
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 16:00:58 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Thanks for implementing this.
> Is the following TO-DO item now deletable?

> ** Make the Lucid menu widget display multilingual text.  [This
>   probably needs to be done from actual Emacs buffers, either directly
>   in the menu or by rendering in an unmapped window and copying the
>   pixels.  Note that the relevant Xlib functions assume a specific
>   locale; that isn't good enough even if X can render the arbitrary
>   text, which it often can't as far as I can tell.  -- fx] [The gtk
>   port now displays multilingual text in menus, but only insofar as
>   Emacs can encode it as utf-8 and gtk can display the result.]

Well, my patch does not address the issue mentioned by Dave: it can only
display multilingual chars that are part of the user's locale.


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