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Re: Patch 7.0.089

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Vim has never supported composing characters on anything but Unicode. And it s very unlikely that the support will be added, now that switching to Unicode
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 5, 2006
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      Tony Mechelynck wrote:

      > Bram Moolenaar wrote:
      > > Patch 7.0.089
      > > Problem: "ga" does not work properly for a non-Unicode multi-byte encoding.
      > > Solution: Only check for composing chars for utf-8. (Taro Muraoka)
      > > Files: src/ex_cmds.c
      >
      >
      > Will this still work for non-Unicode charsets with composing chars, such
      > as Arabic and Hebrew? And maybe Devanagari, but I'm less sure about that
      > (I don't even know if Vim supports it)?
      >
      > BTW, even in CJK a few composing chars are defined (e.g.
      > hiragana/katakana voiced and semivoiced modifiers, or ideographic tone
      > marks); I don't know which non-Unicode charsets support them though.

      Vim has never supported composing characters on anything but Unicode.
      And it's very unlikely that the support will be added, now that
      switching to Unicode is the best solution.

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