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bug#44664: 28.0.50; troubles with some chars in term

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#44664: 28.0.50; troubles with some chars in term
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:51:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

> I think ideally we should make each character as wide as char-width
> says it should be, because a well-behaved text-mode application is
> supposed to arrange text according to that.

Ah, right, yes -- looking at the mutt example, the Korean characters are
(exactly) double width, so that seems like the way to go.

> It should be easy to do that, but I'm afraid we will bump into
> characters whose char-width is 1, but which are much wider on display.
> I don't know what to do in that case.

You mean they are so wide that compressing them will make them illegible?

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