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Re: mc under Eterm

Subject: Re: mc under Eterm
From: Thomas Dickey
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 13:51:29 -0400 EDT
On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Pavel Tsekov wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
>>
>>> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Alessandro Magni wrote:
>>>> Pity that no chars at all are printed for the graphic chars (yet they are
>>>> present in the font I use,  -b&h-luxi
>>>> mono-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1),
>>>> but at least mc is usable.
>>>
>>> This is because you are not using the right font. xterm-like terminals
>>> which do no support unicode - I guess Eterm is one of them - expect
>>> that the glyphs for the line drawing characters are found in cells 0-31.
>>
>> yes/no: some terminals draw the lines directly:
>
> Sure. I just didn't know whether Eterm supports a similiar feature or
> not and since I do not have Eterm installed I didn't bother to check.
>
> In any case I think it would be good if Alessandro changed the
> font encoding to iso8859 if Eterm is not unicode capable.

That, plus his locale settings (to prevent applications from attempting to 
use Unicode line-drawing codepoints).

-- 
Thomas E. Dickey
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