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Re: gtk2 apps + utf 8 = squared characters



On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 19:52, Marc Wilson wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 02:45:23AM -0400, ThanhVu Nguyen wrote:
> > Hi, I use Sarge and have some gtk2 apps like xchat but when someone is
> > typing an international language, all I can see is these squared
> > characters -  how do I fix this ?  
> 
> Set your locale properly and make sure you're using a font that contains
> the characters they're typing.  The first is far more important than the
> latter.
> 

I would have to disagree here a little bit.  Since he's using gtk2, they
should be running pango which handles internationalization without
playing around with locales.  So having the fonts is more important than
the locale.

Marshal

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