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Re: International Characters

On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 11:44:22AM +0200, Gavin Costello wrote:
> On 14-Oct-2003 02:35AM -0700, Tom wrote:
> > What I don't understand is, a lot of the European developers will send 
> > an email with what is obviously a lowercase-grave-accent-e, which is 
> > clearly supported by my fonts, but it shows up as ? in mutt (and 
> > gnome-terminal, which I've set up for ISO8859-1).  Some of the german 
> > characters are a bit more unusual, but all these fonts display OK at the 
> > console, just not in X.  (Haven't reading European characters in Mutt at 
> > console).  How come I can't see just the basic extended ASCII things?
> ---end quoted text---
> What is the output of mutt -v on your system?
> If it doesn't contain "+LOCALES_HACK", you will probably need to
> recompile mutt and pass the "--enable-locales-fix" parameter to the
> configure command.

I have -LOCALES_HACK, I'll try what you say.

Mutt aside, I've dropped out of X to type this.  I'm in Nano
and will press F5 to insert a file containing the 1/2 character
and uppercase-accent-E:


When I do the same action from within gnome-terminal in X,
I see ?? instead of the charcters.  How can I overcome that?
AFAIK these are upper-ASCII, not UTF, chars.

I cannot paste these upper-ascii characters into gnome-terminal,
but they seem to work fine in Kate, gedit, and Mozilla.  ??

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