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Re: Diff between Helix/Debian GNOME (was Re: Helix debian package s)

Tomohiro KUBOTA <tkubota@riken.go.jp> writes:

> Hi,
> At Fri, 20 Oct 2000 13:05:16 -0400,
> Peter Teichman <peter@helixcode.com> wrote:
> > > I used Helix GNOME and I have no idea what does it mean "enhancing" and
> > > "improving" in case of Helix debian packages. 
> > > Event after an analyzying changelogs. 
> > > Sure, two pictures are nicer and more icons.
> > 
> > In most cases, we don't change packages at all. We just provide a
> > well-defined set of GNOME and GTK+ apps as a desktop environment. The
> > few things we do change are default settings that the upstream
> > maintainers want to keep the way they are currently.
> I have just heard that Helix version of gedit can treat multibyte
> languages while Debian version cannot.  Though I have not tested
> Helix one, I eager that Helix improvement is united to the upstream
> (or Debian packages, if packaging is responsible), since a text
> editor without multibyte support is almost useless for CJK people
> including me.

It's not true.  gedit 0.9.0-1 in woody works for me (with ami for
Korean input).

Changwoo Ryu

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