Subject: Re: [I18n] project fork?
To: None <i18n@XFree86.Org>
From: Robert Brady <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 12/20/2000 19:03:20
On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Noriyuki Soda wrote:

> As I repeatedly said here, the feature that Xutf8 APIs provide 
> can be provided by already existing Xwc/Xmb APIs by the following 
> code fragment:
> 	current_locale = setlocale(LC_CTYPE, NULL);
> 	setlocale(LC_CTYPE, NAME_OF_en_US_UTF_8_locale);
> 	... create Unicode FontSet here ...
> 	setlocale(LC_CTYPE, current_locale);

And it has been repeatedly told to you why we do not consider this a
viable option.

If you'd care to address those points, please do so.

Robert Brady