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SubjectRe: VT console need rewrite
Microcai, le Mon 29 Nov 2010 18:11:16 +0800, a écrit :
> 在 2010-11-29一的 10:58 +0100,Samuel Thibault写道:
> > Simple unicode font (i.e. just go beyond the arbitrary historical-vga
> > 512 glyphs limit for fbcon) might go in. Double-width is
> > questionable,
> > but it can probably simple enough to be able to get in (there is
> > already
> > some code for it anyway).
> >
> > But complete unicode support (with arabic ligatures, tibetan
> > combinations, etc.) won't ever be accepted in the kernel as that's far
> > too involved in terms of font rendering. So the userland way needs to
> > be fixed for these anyway, and then things like chinese will go
> > along...
> >
> > Samuel
> YES, my patch just include BMP(mostly CJK), not full UNICODE. IF it can
> be included, then I can do more work to make sure it doesn't break old
> stuff. And it's configurable. users don't have to be forced to use.

It seems you didn't get my point: what is the use of including CJK into
kernel when that won't solve the issue for e.g. arabic, while fixing
fbterm will solve the issue for both arabic and CJK?

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