Re: [hackers] [tabbed][PATCH] Use utf8 for window name

From: Laslo Hunhold <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 08:47:09 +0200

On Thu, 11 Jun 2020 11:42:40 +0500
Nikita Zlobin <> wrote:

Dear Nikita,

> One more reason to propose utf. I have read this to better understand
> Xft:
> It mentions, that Xft requires unicode. Not sure, what unicode type is
> meant, but at least Xft manual hs Utf(x) suffixed functions, though no
> with Ucs(x).

exactly, UTF-8 should be everywhere. There are other complexities in
program and it's a myth to me why people are still trying to keep the
encoding space heterogenous. I know there are legacy applications and
file formats, but that shouldn't be our worry.

With best regards

Received on Thu Jun 11 2020 - 08:47:09 CEST

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