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Re: lynx-dev 1) placement of "" 2) is "--enable-cjk" necessary

From: Hataguchi Takeshi
Subject: Re: lynx-dev 1) placement of "" 2) is "--enable-cjk" necessary
Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2000 09:44:24 +0900 (JST)

On Wed, 5 Apr 2000, Henry Nelson wrote:

> I think "" should go in the docs/ subdirectory rather than
> in the top directory.

I agree.

> With the recent Hataguchi changes, which seem to be on by default in
> userdefs.h, does it make sense to use the configure option "--enable-cjk"?
> What does "--enable-cjk" do that "USE_TH_JP_AUTO_DETECT, CONV_JISX0201KANA

I'm sorry I don't know.

Klaus ever (13 Jan 2000) wrote like this:

| For the longest time I had thought that CJK_EX was basically just a
| porting device, or merging device: that is was used to mark some
| alternative sections of code, until somebody would review those sections
| and decide whether to keep them "for good" (and remove the #ifdef, and
| remove previous and now superseded code) or not.  I've learned more
| recently that that, apparently, this isn't the case: CJK_EX is used to
| also control some real configuration choices.  (At least: whether that
| extra toggle is provided; and whether X0201 kana should be converted to
| something else or not.)  This is a bad overloading of this one symbol with
| multiple meanings.  If there is a need to make those decisions
| configurable at compile-time, that should be provided for with separate
| symbols.

I agree with this and I believe you also do.
I've done this job partially. But I don't have time to do the rest now.
Takeshi Hataguchi
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