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Re: [Lynx-dev] UTF-8 problem

From: Atsuhito Kohda
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] UTF-8 problem
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:02:32 +0900 (JST)

On Fri, 08 Sep 2006 00:27:10 +0900 (JST), patakuti wrote:

> > But on uxterm with ja_JP.UTF-8, it seems lynx fails to display
> > a page of ISO-2022-JP but can dispaly correctly a page of euc-jp.
> > (precisely, lynx doesn't display a page of euc-jp completely
> > correctly but it can dispaly japanese characters well.)
> It must fail because there is no mechanism to convert iso-2022-jp to
> utf-8 in current Lynx code.

I see, sorry to ask a well-known problem again.

> I don't know well but if utf-8 terminal emulator will become standard
> in the near future, Lynx might be an outdated program for Japanese.

But, from my optimistic view, HTML files will be written 
with utf-8 and so there will be no problem with lynx on utf-8 
terminal, even for Japanese at that time ;-)

Regards,                       2006-9-8(Fri)

 Debian Developer & Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda AT>
 Department of Math., Univ. of Tokushima

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