Re: [dwm] dwm's future

From: bill lam <>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 08:20:03 +0800

On Sat, 25 Apr 2009, Christian Garbs wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 09:37:56PM +0200, yy wrote:
> > I don't think nobody needs unicode glyphs in their tag names or tile
> > symbols, you wouldn't need cairo in dwm
> I'm still using dwm-4.7 (because I did not yet have time to port all
> patches to the current version), but Unicode glyphs in status bar
> work, even without pango or cairo. I have German umlauts as well as
> Japanese characters (eg. web page titles from Firefox).

I can display unicode chinese in dwm 5.xx using x11 unicode font (not
xft) without patch. It doesn't matter if those fonts are a little
ugly compared to xft fonts. So I don't think cairo is needed.

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