Re: commit: UTF-8 recognition patch (2nd attempt)

Subject: Re: commit: UTF-8 recognition patch (2nd attempt)
From: Leonard Rosenthol (
Date: Fri Apr 13 2001 - 08:57:20 CDT

At 05:51 PM 4/13/2001 +1000, Andrew Dunbar wrote:
>I have begun work on Windows IME support.


> There may be minor issues
>due to our using MS_KEYDOWN instead of MS_CHAR but it looks like
>being straightforward.

         Also check into newer things like MS_UNICHAR I believe it is for
direct input of unicode data when running on NT & 2K.

> I'm not looking at fancy stuff like displaying composition at this stage.

         Let's get it working first, and then we can get fancy....

>I have not built a bidi enabled version yet but editing complex
>scripts (Thai, Indic) seems to suffer from many of the same problems as
>editing Arabic and Hebrew without bidi enabled. This also needs work.
         I suspect that once you get IME support working, things will be a
lot closer!


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