Wine and locales
dmitry at baikal.ru
Thu Jul 29 02:32:07 CDT 2004
"David Lee Lambert" <lamber45 at cse.msu.edu> wrote:
> I think it would be best to set the codepage for an app in the
> [AppDefaults] section. Codepages are deprecated in favor of full
> Unicode support, but specific apps might use ANSI APIs, and might even
> expect certain locales. For instance, Quattro Pro 9 appears to parse
> text from the clipboard and from ODBC calls as CP437 on my WinME boxes.
Code pages are not deprecated, Win64 has ANSI APIs and I bet all future
versions of Windows will have that support included. Until there are
non-unicode .txt files and there is a need to exchange data with the world
code pages will be used.
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