Subject: Re: [I18n] Xutf* and friends
To: None <core@XFree86.Org, i18n@XFree86.Org, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steve Swales <Steve.Swales@Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: 12/20/2000 13:15:36
I can't speak for XFree86, but I can speak for X.Org, and the Xutf8* APIs are
certainly not part of standard X, nor were they likely ever to be. I regret
that they were so precipitously put into the XFree86 release, and partially
blame myself for not having pushed hard enough on the people over whom I have
influence, to have this discussion before they appeared in the release. As has
been said, however, it's not too late to correct. I'd also like to say that
while I think these APIs are not the right way to go, I am pleased to see the
community finally taking an interest in solving the many problems that are now
being discussed, and I give my personal assurance that when good comprehensive
solutions are finally found and agreed upon, I will not only encourage that they
be integrated into XFree86, but I will also make every effort to drive them with
all possible speed into the X11 Standard, and into the commercial
-steve (X.Org Chair,
X.Org I18N taskforce leader,
Sun X11 and Platform I18N Manager and Globalization Strategist)
>Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 05:36:02 +0900 (JST)
>From: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [I18n] Xutf* and friends
>Cc: bsd-locale@hauN.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, i18n@XFree86.Org,
email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
>List-Id: XFree86 Internationalization <i18n.XFree86.Org>
>> > Thanks for your offer.
>> > If XFree86 core team will take position to remove the Xutf8* APIs,
>> > yes, I will certainly send the patch.
>Robert Brady <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I cannot speak for them...
>So, what is the XFree86 core's position about this issue?
>I18n mailing list
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