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Re: Unicode input on Windows Emacs: any plans?


From: Ilya Zakharevich
Subject: Re: Unicode input on Windows Emacs: any plans?
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:50:31 +0000 (UTC)
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On 2014-03-25, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Unicode support in Windows console applications sucks big time,
>> so much so that I consider it a waste of time and effort to support
>> that in text mode.

There is no difference in support of Event-Loop vs Console
applications on Windows, as far as the application has no need to
distinguish possible-accelerators from dead-keys.

> Actually, I see that even this is inaccurate: we do use
> ReadConsoleInputW in text-mode session on Windows NT and later, so
> Unicode keyboard input is supported even on a console.  (However,
> console output still only supports the current OEM codepage.)

Which means: “it does not work”.  Exactly the same as in the
Event-loop mode.

Ilya


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