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Re: [XForms] XForms and UTF-8

From: walter harms
Subject: Re: [XForms] XForms and UTF-8
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 11:40:42 +0100
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Jens Thoms Toerring schrieb:
> Hi Walter,
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 09:20:15AM +0100, walter harms wrote:
>> i have read XForms does not support UTF-8
>> (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/XForms_(Toolkit))
>> Is this still an issue ?
> That's still true, internally XForms works only with normal
> C strings and doesn't take care of possible wide characters.
> There seem to have existed a patch for LyX to get around
> this but which never got integrated into XForms as far as
> I can tell. Sorry, it's on my todo-list but I can't make
> any promises at all when I get around to taking care of
> that.
>                         Best regards, Jens

Thx for clarification,
but you do not need to use wchar_t for UTF-8 but the assumption 1 char = 1 
does not work anymore, that breaks certain filters.

good luck with your project,

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