Re: utf8, macos x, and fmt

  • From: MJ Ray <markj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wilyfans@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 10 May 2003 10:31:32 -0000

Bengt Kleberg <eleberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> gnu textutils fmt (and indeed solaris fmt) does ''the almost right
> thing'' (imho it is not correct) for utf8. they do not drop utf8
> characters (good), but count them as >1 character (bad).

Is this true even with the right locale settings?  Is this a bug to
be fixed in textutils?  Can it be?


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