From: Yung-Fong Tang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 03 2003 - 19:16:58 EST
I think that is depending on the application support the newly defined
UTF8_STRING for selection or not.
The Linux verion of mozilla implement it so it can copy/paste with the
recent version of xterm w/o problem
Notice that UTF8_STRING is defined AFTER X11 R6 ICCCM.
See the spec in http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~jch/software/UTF8_STRING/ for
about mozilla's implementation
Phillip Farber wrote:
>After searching far and wide and reading all the HOWTOs etc.
>I'm still at a loss as to how to make a simple copy/paste
>work within xterm and between xterm and XEmacs.
>If I cat a utf-8 encoded XML file containing Russian and it
>displays just fine. If I select a single word by left
>double clicking and paste with a middle click I see a
>mixture of '@', '^' and a few Cyrillic characters.
>If I paste into XEmacs 21.4 in a buffer with the buffer
>file coding system set to utf-8 I see a string of '?'.
>Interestingly I can paste the selection into Windows
>Notepad and Word and it displays just fine too.
>Am I missing something very basic in my configuration/setup
>or is this a known problem? I'm wondering whether my
>X server is not up to the task or perhaps are there
>some x resources I should be setting?
>I am running the xterm XFree86 4.2.0(165) that comes
>with Linux Redhat 8 with display support from Hummingbird
>eXceed X Server 7.1 on Windows NT 4.0 and XEmacs 21.4 (patch 8)
>"Honest Recruiter" [Lucid] (i386-redhat-linux, Mule)
>of Mon Aug 26 2002 on astest.
>I'm invoking xterm as:
>xterm -u8 -fn
>Phillip Farber, Information Retrieval Specialist
>Digital Library Production Service (http://www.umdl.umich.edu/)
>Hatcher Graduate Library, University of Michigan
>308 Hatcher North, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1205
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