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Re: I18N (Multibyte Enablation) of debconf



On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 12:40:51PM +0200, Peter Karlsson wrote:
> Denis Barbier:
> 
> > Right, but there is another problem: when a translated text is
> > retrieved (either via the debconf protocol or by gettext()),
> > you do not know the language of this translated text.
> 
> You normally do not need to know the language to wrap text, have a look
> at the Unicode line-breaking algorithm. You only need to know the
> language for very complex languages (like Thai), otherwise the rules
> applies based on the script used, not the language.

Good news, thanks for the hint.

Denis



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