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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: rotation.
On Thu, 2003-01-09 at 19:59, James Simmons wrote:
> > > So, we also support fbcon for not left to righ locales ?
> > This looks like a high-level thing to me.
> > Ideally something like ansi escape sequences to switch between
> > left-to-right, right-to-left, and up-to-down advancing of
> > the cursor. Then the same multilingual apps will work with
> > fbdev, xterm, and other terminals and emulators that
> > implement those operations.
> Yeap. Such things are supported on the console level. ISO6429 support.

Note btw that the support ends rather abruptly on the console input side.
There is no support for 3 or 4 byte utf8 input sequences and the delete
key code in the kernel has no understanding of or support for UTF8
deletion behaviour

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