UTF-8 in Hoary

Teófilo Ruiz Suárez teo at debian.org
Tue Nov 16 04:34:44 CST 2004

On mar, nov 16, 2004 at 09:27:14 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Teófilo Ruiz Suárez">
> > Works nice for me at the moment, but you should consider installing
> > "recode" in a normal installation. 
> > 
> > I got to install it to get my mutt+vim working and I think is an important
> > tool for an UTF-8 enabled desktop.
> Hrm, what happens with mutt and vim if recode isn't installed? It's not even
> in their suggests lists - weird.

Look at this screenshot:


I was going to write to the list about this problem but I just installed it
and now it works fine. The problem seems to be that mutt recodes non-unicode
emails to unicode and then it pass it to vim.

> recode is in main (it's a depedency of dict), so it's just a matter of
> working out if it should be in the Desktop seed (or perhaps even Base).


Another weird thing is happening to me with X.org and the fonts, "But that's
another story, and shall be told another time" ;-)

teo - http://blog.eltridente.org
"Res publica non dominetur"
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