[haiku-development] Re: Partition name localization in Bootman

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 19:04:12 +0100 CET


> My question is: can the boot menu display unicode (including double-
> byte) characters? I assume that I can't, but I would like
> confirmation
> from those in the know to see how this can be addressed.

It can't, because it uses the BIOS provided calls to display text,
which uses 8bit encoding, and usually latin1 charset (though asian
BIOSes might use others...) so we can really only rely on US ASCII.


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