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- From: "Lucifer" <lucifer at tsinghua dot org dot cn>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 09:36:02 +0800
- Subject: Re: terms
- References: <1065243481.20031106183822@F1-Photo.com>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul-Kenji Cahier" <pkc@F1-Photo.com>
Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 1:38 AM
> Hello all,
> I've been trying to make other terminals than rxvt work without the X
> server but without success yet... The problem of the rxvt that comes
> with cygwin is that as the original rxvt it doesnt support special
> charsets, and hence cant display correctly japanese characters, or
> chinese characters, or russian, etc. The alternative under linux would
> be to use either mlterm or rxvt-beta, mlterm being particularly useful
> as it allows multiple encoding in a same term.
I am using Simplified Chinese version of win2k and I put the following lines in my ~/.Xdefaults:
then the rxvt windows shipped with cygwin can display Chinese characters correctly (just as notepad.exe).
However, if I change the rxvt*multichar_encoding line to gb, it cannot display correct gb2312 characters. It is confusing...