In <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Sep.03 1999 23:12 JST),
= Tomohiro KUBOTA <email@example.com> writes:
= > From: Vincent Renardias <firstname.lastname@example.org>
= > Subject: Re: Tcl-ja/Tk-ja (Re: this all this xxx-jp nonsense (was: Re: ITP:
= > grep-ja))
= > Date: Thu, 2 Sep 1999 09:51:40 +0000 (GMT)
= > > Then file a bug report against tcl-8.2 saying it doesn't support unicode
= > > as it should. It may be something as simple as bad compilation flags,
= > > but this does *NOT* justifies a package fork.
= > > (If we had to fork each buggy package, we'd have about 600 versions of
= > > dpkg by now ;).
= > I think it is a specification, NOT a bug, of Tcl/Tk 8.2.
= > So Debian maintainer is not responsible.
= > Yes, it SUPPORTS utf-8. What I need is support of XIM
= > (X Input Method), to input Japanese text in 'text' and
= > 'entry' widgets. This is not supported yet by Tcl/Tk 8.2.
= > I think the future version of Tcl/Tk will support it.
= > TILL THEN I need -ja version of Tcl/Tk.
= If the -ja patches don't break any non-japanese stuff, then shouldn't
= they be added to the main tcl/tk packages? We really shouldn't have
= any -ja packages, unless absolutely necessary. If the patches don't
= break non-ja stuff, then they should be in the main package. Debian
= wants to support all languages out of the box.
XIM is not Japanese-specific stuff.