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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] console UTF-8 fixes
    Alan Cox wrote:
    >> What do you exactly mean by this? Doing a binary search in a table of 11
    >> intervals to find out whether a character is double-wide? Adding
    >> approximately 30 lines of code (including the table and the binary search
    >> routine) to the kernel to handle this case? I don't think it's bloat. It's a
    >
    > I don't have a problem with it. It is a situation people find themselves
    > in and framebuffer consoles can handle CJK although PC text mode ones
    > can't do it well. It all comes down to a clean and small implementation.

    All the CJK framebuffer consoles that handle CJK I've seen run in
    userspace on top of the kernel framebuffer. Keeping a CJK font in the
    kernel seems prohibitive regardless of the hardware.

    Have you seen anything different?

    -hpa
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