Re: RFS: xiterm+thai
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Paul Wise wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 1:46 PM, Neutron Soutmun <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >>> - - dget
>> >>> http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/x/xiterm+thai/xiterm+thai_1.07-1.dsc
>> > To whom may download this package before, please re-download for the
>> > update by the comments below:
>> >> Description suggestion:
>> >> Description: X terminal program with Thai languague support
>> >> xiterm+thai is an X terminal emulator program with Thai language
>> >> support. It has built-in Thai keyboard input support. You could
>> >> also use the X11 XKB extension to input Thai characters.
>> >> .
>> >> A Thai font is needed to display Thai characters.
>> > Already fixed.
> You missed "use the X11" rather than "use X11".
> And also "A Thai font is needed" rather than "Thai font is needed"
Theppitak Karoonboonyanan wrote:
> Wouldn't it be useful to be specific, like "A Thai TIS-620 font is
> (It won't render with UCS fonts, for example.)
> Or even more specific, "A Thai TIS-620 font, such as one from
> xfonts-thai-nectec, is needed".
for more comments from Theppitak, I agree with him which more specific
to "A Thai TIS-620 font" is better, according to his reason that
xiterm+thai won't render with UCS fonts.
And all above fixed.
Paul Wise wrote:
>> >> Perhaps README.thai should be reencoded in UTF-8?
>> > Convert and install as README.thai-UTF-8
>> > In debian package install both README.thai and README.thai-UTF-8 which
>> > README.thai can open in xiterm+thai (can not open UTF-8 because it is
>> > TIS-620 environment) and README.thai-UTF-8 can open in the terminals
>> > environment that support UTF-8.
> iconv isn't in libc6 on all architectures:
> I think you can just drop the build-dep on libc6 because the right C
> library will always be present.
Drop as your comment.
>> >> What is the reason for having two entries in the menu file? Also, it
>> >> would be good to add a desktop file to support GNOME since by default
>> >> it now doesn't show the Debian menu IIRC.
>> > Drop unneeded additional menu title="xiterm" as your comment.
>> > Create desktop and icon files for GNOME.
> You should run dh_icons too.
dh_icons is added and bump debhelper to (>= 5.0.51) according to lintian
>> >> txiterm manual page:
>> >> This isn't really needed "This manual page documents briefly the
>> >> txiterm command".
>> >> OPTIONS section needs filling out.
>> > Rewrite too.
> I'd suggest these minor fixes for the DESCRIPTION:
> txiterm is a wrapper around the xiterm+thai(1) program that
> invokes the latter program with
> Thai support and also loads the Thai font.
> All arguments to txiterm are passed to xiterm+thai without processing;
> the -fn option should not be specified because it is used by the wrapper.
> See the xiterm+thai manual page for more information on
> Note: txiterm needs nectec18 - an X Thai font from the
> xfonts-thai-nectec package
> to allow the program to render the proper Thai text in the terminal.
Also fixed as your comment with the additional "Thai TIS-620 font" as
our discussion above.
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