Re: mutt and asian fonts
On Sun, Sep 15, 2002 at 04:56:39PM +0800, Clive Lin wrote:
> BTW, the patchset included some modification of mutt internal
> pager. For example, how could you accept that a Chinese character is
> wrapp'd by space instead of by margin ?
> ex: a very long line like
> 中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文 中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文
> (suppose this comes from a random mail)
> mutt's default behavior will wrap this line like this:
> (This is manually wrapped. mutt's original pager will wrap it like this.)
> But, I think that's bad. It should be like this:
> 中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文 中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中文中
> (This is manually wrapped, the correct one)
Have you send the patch to mutt's maintainer? It does not make
much sense to patch general bugs/feature to individual distribution.
I do like to see this one being fixed.
> And, about the line wrapping... I've seen people on this list said
> that, mutt can not wrap Chinese correctly. It may cut a word into 2
> pieces, and the result is decreasing joy of reading. It's interesting
> that Linux should already have full featured wcrtomb(), mbrtowc(),
> iswprint() and wcwidth(). Correct line wrapping should not be a
I don't see this one.
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