- Oct 6, 2002Glenn Maynard wrote on Aug 18:
> In win32 gui_mch_draw_string:I didn't see a response or folloup about this. Do we need to change
> RevOut claims that its code is needed for NT 5+ and 98+:
> So, it's only being called in NT, but thinks the code is needed in NT5+
> and 98+. So there are four cases: <= 95, >= 98, <= NT4, >= NT5, and
> it's not clear which of them need the per-character code and which can
> use ETO_IGNORELANGUAGE. The selection should probably be done all in
> one place, rather than in two places (both RevOut and the call to
> RevOut). I don't think the "special" optimization does anything; I'd just
> put it all in the call, so we'd have:
anything, or should we just wait until someone complains there is a
> Other problems:Would there ever be Hebrew/Arabic text without 'rightleft' set?
> 1: This needs to be done all the time, not just when curwin->w_p_rl is
> set, or we get screen corruption if the file happens to have Hebrew/Arabic
> text in it. We should always render all Unicode text documents without
> screen corruption, even if it's not "right" for the language itself.
> 2: This needs to be done in Unicode, too. If I paste Arabic text whenThis should be simple to solve.
> enc=UTF-8, I get graphical glitches. (Well, I do if I comment out
> ETO_IGNORELANGUAGE, which indicates that this would happen in 9x.)
> Perhaps we should just *always* draw character-by-character? Is itI do think it would cause a slowdown. Calling a windows system function
> ever noticably slower? (I can't tell; I'm on a K7/1000.) There
> doesn't seem to be an easy way to find out if there are characters
> in the text that Windows is going to mess with.
does have overhead.
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