Re: How to write in Japanese under GTK ?
On Fri, 13 Nov 1998, Ionutz Borcoman wrote:
> Chu-yeon Park wrote:
> > If you change your locales, you can see various charsets.
> > Test it. (eg., export LANG=C, export LANG=ja and so on.)
> I've put LANG=ja_JP and now I receive
> locale not supported by C library
> for a program that Takashi Matsuda <firstname.lastname@example.org> gave
> me to test my locale. SImilar problem happened with the last X server
> and them with Netscape (which didn't start anymore) so I've downgraded
> my XWindow. Is this the problem ?
> What packages do I need to make it work ?
You need to install :
2) wcsmbs-locale-ja(if you want Korean locale, wcsmbs-locale-ko)
libwcsmbs and wcsmbs-locale-ja(or ko) support wide-charsets and
multibyte-charsets. As you know, since libc6 doesn't support multibyte
character encodings, glibc2(aka libc6), patched by Akira YOSHIYAMA
<email@example.com> in order to support CJK character encodings,
xlib6g_22.214.171.124a-7 is the latest version of libraries of X window system,
which includes X locale data. When you use multibyte characters, it is
the important element.
xlib6g(<126.96.36.199a-6) has many bugs on X locale.
In addition, your locale setting is :
You can modify /usr/share/locale/locale.alias as you want.
> Concluding: how do I set my system to have all the menus and messages in
> English, but have also an easy way to code mixed Japanese/Eglish
> programs ? Can I use the latest X or is it still broken ? From unstable
> or from frozen ?
Unfortunately, there is no way to ease development of both
Japanese/English characters. This routine is rather complex. (actually,
it depends on your interests in i18n. That is, it's up to you.)
> For the moment, the rest of the system works good enough: XEmacs, SKK
> and j-latex for writting, kterm and edict for the japanese dict. On the
> other hand, I was not able make Emacs show the Japanese characters (it
> displayed only blanck boxes). Do I need kinput 2 ? What for ?
You can use see Japanese characters on Emacs. :
$ emacs --multibyte
> > X toolkit, Motif, and gtk widgets enable you to display multibytes
> > characters on your screen under X window system. I think, if you have some
> > interests in i18n, read ORA X series volume 4. Probably, you can find some
> > examples about internationalization(i18n) under X.
> What is ORA X seris ?
X Toolkit Intrinsics Programming Manual and X toolkit Intrinsics Reference
Manual, Volume 5, O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
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