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Re: UTF8 (Was: [PATCH] replace 0xA0 to whitespace in plain text files (part 2))
On Fri, 12 Sep 2008 12:02:33 +0200
Anders Magnusson <ragge%ludd.ltu.se@localhost> wrote:
> Martin Husemann wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 11:05:38AM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> >> I question the premise behind "stay at latin1".
> > Just to feed the fire: we have files with different locales in the source
> > tree, and would need to convert those properly, for example:
> > src/distrib/utils/sysinst/msg.mi.pl
> > is ISO8859-2, AFAICT. (I forgot to commit a patch that makes sysinst
> > switch to proper locale - should dig that up and discuss on tech-install)
> ...which brings up the question if NetBSD shouldn't go UTF8 anyway? The
> character set are mostly annoying for us that do not have English as our
> native language, and UTF8 isn't too invasive on the system.
> -- Ragge
... which in turn brings up the question of adding UTF-8 support in wscons,
creating/finding UTF-8 console fonts, etc.
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