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Subject: Re: UTF8 support in cygwin
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From: Kazuhiro Fujieda <fujieda AT jaist DOT ac DOT jp>
Date: 04 Jul 2002 02:13:44 +0900
In-Reply-To: Christopher Faylor's message of Wed, 3 Jul 2002 11:43:55 -0400
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>>> On Wed, 3 Jul 2002 11:43:55 -0400
>>> Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com> said:

> I'm wondering if we need to augment newlib's existing but meager wide
> character support, though?  Or isn't that necessary?

I recognize it isn't necessary for nor unrelated to the 
translation in the system side. It is necessary when we develop
or port applications sensitive to wide characters.

BTW, I'm trying to add APIs related with i18n to Cygwin API for
these applications. Please see the following URL.  My approach,
however, only supports ANSI codepages in various locales.

http://www.jaist.ac.jp/~fujieda/cygwin/i18n.shtml

The package distributed through this page has some troubles,
so I will release another package in the near future.
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