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Re: [Lynx-dev] Japanese (JIS, EUC, Shift-JIS), uxterm

From: Thorsten Glaser
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Japanese (JIS, EUC, Shift-JIS), uxterm
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 14:50:37 +0000

Dixitur illum address@hidden scribere...

>On Mon, 12 Jul 2004, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>> >Maybe check again that your Display Character Set is "Japanese (EUC-JP)"
>> >or "Japanese (Shift_JIS)" and that your terminal is set to accept the
>> >encoding you have chosen for your display.
>> No, my display character set is, obviously, utf-8.
>Unfortunately, Lynx has no translation table/mechanism from EUC-JP
>(,Shift_JIS nor ISO-2022-JP) to UTF-8, so you can't read the page
>properly with your setting easily.
># I wrote in details on 2004.2.19.

Ah, that's a thing I did not exactly know.

It looks like lynx does have translation tables for a shitload of
other legacy and ISO character sets though, is there any chance
to add such a translation mechanism?

>One easy way, please try to use kterm and set D.C.S to Japanese
>(EUC-JP) or Japanese (Shift_JIS).

If I remember correctly I have already experienced with that - but
kterm has its own problems (sometimes I have to set it to EUC to
view a sjis page).


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