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Re: What am I missing without mutt?

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 01:20:30AM +0100, Michelle Konzack wrote:

> Right, it is the hack for the 512 character limit...
> I have already created my own Console-Font so I can write english,
> german, french, spanish, turkish, arabic and farsi, but in UNICODE.
> It is difficult to make the font, but the whole set does not exceed
> the 512 character limit and I have many chars free...

Line drawing too?

> under xterm you need only ONE font which support all desired languages
> and then you should use, e.g., for mutt the "set display_filter=fribidi"
> string BUT (!!!) use the one (version 2) from upstream since it has
> heavy changed and does now support the shaping and oter stuff.

bidiv is a bit smarter than fribidi with regards to charset conversions,
default paragraph directions, and such. Generally more adapted to serve
as a mail reader filter, though less of a general-purpose reader. It
uses libfribidi, and you can probably relink it with fribidi 2.

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