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Re: [Nano-devel] unicode test with nano

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] unicode test with nano
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2005 16:13:52 -0400
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On Thursday 06 October 2005 02:08 pm, David Lawrence Ramsey wrote:
> Mike Frysinger wrote:
> <snip>
>  >when i load it up in nano (1.3.8 or latest cvs), the second letter in
>  >the name shows up as two characters instead of the slashed o ... nano
>  >is built with utf8 support which `nano --versions` confirms, and it is
>  >linked against libncursesw rather than libncurses ...
>  >
>  >if i open the file in vim-6.3.086, it shows up properly as 'Soren' (and
>  >the o has a slash through it like it should)
>  >
>  >sorry if this is kind of a basic question, ive tried to stay in my
>  >ASCII world for as long as possible ;)
> No problem.  Is the current locale set to use UTF-8?  If not, nano won't
> handle it properly, since it doesn't handle encodings that don't match
> the current locale.

no, i did not have LANG/LC_ALL set :/

if i load up xterm or gnome-terminal with LANG/LC_ALL set to en_US.UTF-8, then 
nano shows the text correctly ... but if i load up in my normal Eterm/putty, 
it doesnt work

so i guess i'll blame Eterm/putty ?  vim shows it in Eterm/putty though ...

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