Re: utf8 patch for mc, slang 2 version


On Thu, 2006-06-15 at 09:45 +1200, Bart Oldeman wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Egmont Koblinger wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 07:14:41PM +0200, Tomasz K?oczko wrote:
> >
> >> BTW: anyone is working on UFT-8 support for ncurses(w) backend ?
> >
> > I don't think so, and I don't think it is worth it. Maintaining two backends
> > IMHO just causes headaches while it doesn't make mc better. I still can't
> > see why developers do not decide which one to use and drop the other one.
> Maybe compatibility with older UN*Xes with curses but no slang?

It's a bogus argument.  UNIX curses was removed long ago, and it had
never worked well anyway.  I don't remember a single person complaining.
Besides, S-Lang is included with mc and it's quite portable.

Pavel Roskin

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