Re: [wmii] UTF-8 text issue in wmii-3.6

From: Thomas Gallen <>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 20:50:37 -0400

Yeah...this is unfortunately still around... As a fellow user of foreign
languages with WMII, I'm going to guess the problem you're refering to
is this:

I've been messing with fonts for a while hoping that maybe it was me
that caused this, but I guess I should have read back even further into
the mailing list archives as I missed your posts.


On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 02:20:47AM +0200, Tobias Brandt wrote:
> sqweek schrieb:
>> On Dec 22, 2007 9:17 PM, Ramil <> wrote:
>>> I've replaced Xutf8* functions with Xmb* corresponding ones in
>>> cmd/wmii/x11.c and that fixed the issue.
>> Interesting, that doesn't make any kind of sense.
>> There's more to it, somehow... It doesn't want to work for me with
>> Xutf8 or Xmb (LANG=en_AU.utf8).
>> I need to work through this font mess some time.
>> -sqweek
> Is this fixed in the newest version? I'm still running a snapshot from
> 20070518 and this bug is driving me crazy. Japanese characters are rendered
> very ugly and korean characters are not rendered at all. For example
> '고백하기 좋은 날' becomes '0m9iGO1b AA@: 3/)'. So tell me please if
> I should switch.
Received on Sun Jul 27 2008 - 00:50:37 UTC

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