> On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 15:23 +0100, François Revol wrote: > > > * SJIS2UTF8 Tracker add-on: > > > This add-on enable us to see file names which are created with > > > the > > > Japanese version of Windows correctly. > > > (Windows labels files in Shift-JIS encoding.) > > > > And of course when they are on FAT there is no way to autodetect > > the > > encoding used... > > I don't know, but this is a real problem which in fact I face quite > frequently when exchanging files with computer users in Japan. Exchanging in which sense ? If it's only a problem of copying to/from FAT drives, it might be possible to add heuristics to dosfs. > > > * unzip-nolatin : > > > Japanese is not Latin language... > > > > What does this one have that is non-latin ? > > are the messages translated or ? > > If I am not mistaken, it is a Shift_JIS-aware version of unzip. I don't see what would have to be SJIS aware here... or is it the same issue, people zipping files with SJIS names that you want unzipped as UTF-8 names ? > > > * Elven Edit: > > > Simple text editor compatible with StyledEdit. Some features > > > are > > > added > > > (cf. BeBits) > > > > We already have 3 editors by default (StyledEdit, Pe, vim er hmm > > nano > > ?)... > > Maybe some of those features can be merged into StyledEdit ? > > At least the translations can be adapted to StyledEdit maybe, now > > that > > we have a locale kit. > > That would indeed be nice. With regards to the other editors, what > stops > Japanese users/programmers from using vim/nano and Pe is that they do > not support Japanese input (and probably display in the case of vim). For tty editors, I recall seeing Terminal handle things like ~ with different bg colors until space is hit, just like it would with real input methods, but maybe vim/nano usage of readline breaks this ? > For Pe, I posted a bug report here: > > http://developer.berlios.de/bugs/?func=detailbug&bug_id=16385&group_id=5154 > Ah, Pe likely doesn't use a BTextView, and its view isn't IM aware. IIRC it's mostly about handling a few more BMessages and drawing chars temporarily with different bg colors. François.