Subject: Re: uwscons [was Re: sysinst from arabic]
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Mike M. Volokhov <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/06/2005 10:32:57
On Tue, 5 Apr 2005 23:21:04 +0200 (CEST)
Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

> On Tue, 5 Apr 2005, kamel derouiche wrote:
> > i would like work in arabisation of sysinst and i
> > would like that one perssonne  he orient
> >
> > me i thnik that arabisation sysinst  will can for me
> > generalisation  using netbsd
> Have you looked at uwscons, how well it supports arabic (right to left 
> writing, charsets, character encodings)?
> How about locales - so far sysinst uses mostly ISO8859-1 encoding as far 
> as I understand, and what you want is something wildly different.
> I'm afraid a lot of work needs to be put into the infrastructure here 
> before you can start the translation work.

Seems that's true.

But on the other hand, such work fairly possible on uwscons rather
standard wscons, isn't it?