Subject: Re: [I18n] project fork?
To: Noriyuki Soda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Robert Brady <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/2000 19:16:53
On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Noriyuki Soda wrote:
> Only meaningful objection I've heard is a problem about
> multi-thread multi-locale program.
Yep. Also, the elegance issue.
And there is another issue, that en_US.UTF-8 may have a different fontset
than zh_CN.UTF-8 and ja_JP.UTF-8 - if we just do
you effectively break locales which need a different fontset than
en_US. (I suppose I have no need to tell you about the CJK font style
> And as I already said, the Xutf8 API doesn't solve the problem.
> The only option to solve this problem is to make (very few) APIs
> which have explicit locale argument.
That is an option, certainly. Have you got a patch to do that?
> In other words, Xutf8 APIs don't solve real problem, don't add
> any new feature, only add incompatiblity and make code bloat.
Bruno, how big is it, a couple of kilobytes or something? That's little
enough that it might not actually increase the memory footprint.