- Oct 6, 2002On Sun, Oct 06, 2002 at 06:49:09PM +0200, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> I didn't see a response or folloup about this. Do we need to changeWell, I was trying to track down what was being done where, and what
> anything, or should we just wait until someone complains there is a
problems happened when, and this complicated things a good bit.
> Would there ever be Hebrew/Arabic text without 'rightleft' set?Editing multilingual text (eg. translation data); it'd be unpleasant
if I wanted to change some text in one language and saw screen
corruption for others.
> > Perhaps we should just *always* draw character-by-character? Is itIt might be a measurable but meaningless slowdown.
> > 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.
> I do think it would cause a slowdown. Calling a windows system function
> does have overhead.
Or it might be a real slowdown. The only safe way to find out is to
test it, but I don't have access to any really slow machines.
FYI, I have all of these patches and I've summarized them at
http://zewt.org/vim . I havn't thrown them out because I've gone silent
recently, I've just been working on some other projects. (I don't think
this is complete; the file I/O CP code isn't mentioned, at least.)
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