Re: glitches with russian

On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 21:31, Jungshik Shin wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 11:40, Alex V. Kovirshin wrote:
> > > It's a small glich, but i alwasy get it if using gtk2.
> > > Well, i compiled firefox with a gtk2 toolkit, and you can see a
> > > screenshot, as you can see there all is
> > > ok with russian in the document, but not in the window title (codes
> > > \x{0424} ...)
> > >
> > > I recompiled firefox using gtk toolkit (gtk1), here is a screen shot
> > >, as you can seee there all is ok
> > > either in documtn body, or window title...
> > App bug.
>   I thought Mozilla might be to blame, but it turned
> out that it's not. Alex uses fvwm2 (I asked him off-line) and ru_RU
> locale (instead of ru_RU.UTF-8). Mozilla hands over a UTF-8 string
> to gtk2's gtk_set_title() which is supposed to do all the chores [1].
> It seems like gtk_set_title() doesn't support COMPOUND_STRING (is it
> COMPOUND_TEXT?)  and fvwm2 doesn't understand UTF8_STRING. As a result,
> fvwm2 gets 'escaped' strings for characters not representable in STRING.
> It's a pure speculation at this point.  (I have yet to see the source
> of gtk_set_title()).

gdk_window_set_title() does support COMPOUND_TEXT, and I just tried
creating a Russian-titled document in ru_RU in gedit, and got:

"/tmp/\033%/1\200\215koi8-r\002\274\336\341\332\322\320 - gedit"

Which looks fine to me.


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