[PATCH 1/4] hhctrl.ocx: Add HTML to Unicode decoding capability (try 4).

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Thu Jun 14 12:44:15 CDT 2012

"Erich E. Hoover" <ehoover at mymail.mines.edu> writes:

> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Alexandre Julliard
> <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
>> ...
>> I don't see why you'd want to use ANSI code pages for this, since they
>> will be converted to Unicode anyway.
> It's important to use the ANSI code page because of the way the
> characters are handled internally (you can see this in part 4).  If
> you just convert the characters straight to unicode then ê will
> become "ê" instead of "ę" in the Polish (?) code page (similar
> behavior in other code pages).  You can see an example in the
> screenshot from Bug #27767 :
> http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=35529 .  If you converted
> straight to Unicode then you'd need to convert it a second time to get
> the proper character, unless I'm missing something.

Wow, is Windows really doing it this way?  That's a good contestant for
the Most Stupid Win32 API Behavior award.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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