[openbeos] Re: JPBE changes (was: Re: news: development mailing list, distro guidelines )

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 13:38:22 +0200

Hi Stefano,

Stefano Ceccherini wrote (2007-05-23, 11:31:18 [+0200]):
> Maybe we should ask them for the patch to libtextencoding at least ?
> We could review it and if it doesn't break anything, we could merge
> it with our tree. That would benefit both, since they don't have to
> repatch haiku every time, and we get support for Shift_JIS encoding.
> From what I've seen in the past, the japanese community is very
> active regarding beos (haiku, in this case) development, but it's
> also a bit... closed, maybe because they don't speak english.
> If no one speaks/writes japanese here (Koki does, but he seems to
> have left), I can ask (or bribe, as he suggested :P ) Marc Flerackers
> (which does) to ask them about that patch.

thank you for pointing to the side! I am all pro contacting these guys 
and offering them our help in getting their patches in. (In a way that 
makes both them and us happy.)

Best regards,
-Stephan

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