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Re: [ID 20000330.052] Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.)

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Ilya Zakharevich
September 24, 2000 18:03
Re: [ID 20000330.052] Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.)
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On Sat, Apr 01, 2000 at 09:44:49PM +0100, Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
> Ilya Zakharevich <> writes:
> >On Sat, Apr 01, 2000 at 10:27:12AM +0100, Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
> >> The UNICODE support cannot really be finished till those of us with 
> >> modules that can use it give it a try.
> >
> >What is the expected timeline for Tk831.000?
> Difficult to say for sure. I am about to start the merge of Tcl/Tk sources,
> until I see how messy that gets it is hard to guess at the scope of the 
> problem. But I would like to have something by the conference.
> Apart from the Tcl/Tk merge the main issue will be scheme to 
> convert from UNICODE/UTF8 to the encodings of the various fonts a platform
> may have. I am not yet convinced that the scheme Tcl uses for this is "right" 
> but im-porting that is one option, another is making do with true
> UNICODE encoded fonts for near term. 

Did you have any progress with anything of this?  You also said that
you might look in the way fonts are accessed on OS/2 (the change
800.12=> 800.14 broke it, since the old-named system-specific utility
functions are not called anymore...)


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