Re: [dev] [tabbed] [patch] fix title encoding issues

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 07:16:28 +0200


On Sat, 13 Oct 2012 07:16:28 +0200 Carlos Pita <> wrote:
> Using a locale and font configuration that works fine for dwm and
> dmenu (LANG=en_US.UTF-8,
> font=-*-terminus-medium-r-*-*-14-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1) I have found
> some encoding issues in the titles shown by tabbed (both for embedded
> surf and urxvt instances) when they include latin1 characters above
> the basic ascii set. Comparing dwm.c and tabbed.c side by side I
> managed to identify the cause of the different behaviors, which was
> the use of _NET_WM_NAME atom when calling gettextprop. I don't really
> pretend to understand what's happening here in any depth but the fix
> worked for me.

The patch is applied. Thanks.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Sat Oct 13 2012 - 07:16:28 CEST

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