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Re: [vile] utf-8 and vile 9.61

From: Chris G
Subject: Re: [vile] utf-8 and vile 9.61
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 08:53:05 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17 (2007-11-01)

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 07:20:25PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>>> On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Chris G wrote:
>>>> If I edit a file with vile and enter pound characters it doesn't work
>>>> properly, vile gets its cursor positioning confused and the characters
>>>> actually written to file are not utf-8 pound characters.
>>> I see the general problem of the positioning:  when vile reads the UTF-8 
>>> characters that correspond to the Latin-1 range, it has to decide if they 
>>> can be represented as single-column characters.  That's working fine on 
>>> _display_, but there's a bug in the keyboard part of it, so it's moving 
>>> the cursor as if it is really a multibyte character (will fix...).
>> Here's the fix - vile now has functions for inserting/deleting either
>> _bytes_ or _characters_:
> ...there's some additional fixes needed, will probably have a 9.6j 
> tomorrow...
OK, I'll wait until a 'proper' 9.6j appears and then patch it on.  I've
enough on my plate at the moment at work as the disk drive on my Fedora
system was slowly dying and I'm now in the process of copying all my
customisation across to an installation on a new disk drive.

Chris Green

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