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Re: Trying number 2
Re: Trying number 2
Wed, 18 Oct 2000 09:18:01 +0500
>> The problem of russian users consists in absent russian
>> dmentation. Many, many russian people want to include into world
>> programming community and I think this is right, that they want to
>> have documentation in our language.
>The industry is changing so rapidly that it's just impossible to keep
>up with the pace without fluent English (read-only at least).
My position: Russian users MUST have documentation in
> Re Russian manpages - I would preffer a separate distribution,
> perhaps with LC_MESSAGE messages. Something like
> Tus l10n efforts won't get in the way of regular Lout releases.
> In general, the point of i18n is making l10n feasible and lumping
> l10n into the main distribution seems impractical to me.
I agree, but only if national part of Lout will be placed
with Lout together in this case.
> > The using of Lout with cyrillic fonts don't differ with using of
> > Lout with other fonts. But at this moment, Lout not allow to use
> > cyrillic font correctly. There are differs from ISO8859-1 and KOI8-
> > encoding with some symbols. For example, code of @Bullet symbol
> > in a ISO8859-1 font is differ with code of same symbol in KOI8-R
> > font. Lout has hard association: code - symbol name, which
> > independent of any enconding. At this moment, I think, it is
> > main problem.
> I don't understand. The only scenario that I can think of that
> this might be a problem is when you use those misfuckingencoded
> Cyrillic fonts that claim StandardEncoding instead of proper afii*
> names for Cyrillic glyphs.
> Lout is perfectly ok with correct Cyrrilic fonts. Misencoded fonts
> should go to hell, the sooner, the better.
Well, what you think about Sharashkin's Russian FREE fonts?
Its not good? Which FREE Russian fonts you suggest instead?
P.S. Why you not say, when I write to your personal E-mail?
Re: Trying number 2, Lex Spoon, 2000/10/24