Re: [dev] UTF8 text in wmii

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 12:19:47 -0400

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 12:59:29PM +0300, Yuval Hager wrote:
>Some non-latin characters are displayed garbled within wmii (windows titles,
>tag names) - attached is Firefox window title I get. I tried using ucs
>fonts (*-ISO10646-1), but then everything is garbled, even latin text.

Unfortunately, Xlib has rather atrocious font support. Your best
bet is to use Xft:

     wmiir xwrite /ctl font xft:terminus-10

Kris Maglione
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