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Re: UTF-8 in Cygwin console on 1.7
On Dec 9 11:48, Andy Koppe wrote:
> 2009/12/9 Thomas Wolff:
> > So the #define IGN should go as well...
> > Actually, I don't really understand this code part:
> > * What is the purpose of the lookup table for the switch rather than just
> > switching on a few special control characters?
> Good question.
> > * What is the idea of (randomly?) assigning ERR to some control characters
> > and NOR to others?
> I wondered about that too.
> > * How does the case NOR *work* actually?
> Due to the code around line 1530 for dealing with multibyte chars.
> Further deepens the mystery regarding the ERR/NOR distinction though.
> Do only certain control chars (if any) appear in doublebyte encodings?
> > Maybe after clarifying this, the whole snipplet should be cleaned up a
> > little bit.
> Sounds like a good addition to your console patch.
I'd rather have multiple smaller patches which change stuff independently
of each other. One big patch with multiple motley changes is quite hard
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