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Re: Trying to fix slang

On Wed, 2002-01-30 at 11:46, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> It'd also mean another, nonstandard step in enabling UTF-8--changing
> your terminal type.

Your terminal emulator ought to do that for you.  And it seems like a
perfectly reasonable thing to do - graphics characters are absolutely
part of the terminal capability set.

> The easy way would be to simply pretend those caps aren't there if the
> current locale is UTF-8.

I'm not sure that it's all that easy to find out what the current
character set is.

Discussing the idea with the upstream maintainers does seem like a
reasonable thing to do, though.  It would be interesting to hear what
they have to say.


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