[Vm-dev] Re: New Win32 VM [m17n testers needed]

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Sun Jun 3 18:27:12 UTC 2007

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> What I couldn't get working is the listing of file names in the
> file browser. To reproduce, create file names using Greek, Cyrillic,
> and Chinese letters, and then do "open/file list". With the wrong font,
> I get question marks. When I select a font that ought to be able to
> represent it correctly, I still get a mix of Latin letters and
> square boxes.

Hm ... there isn't any easy way to test this I guess? The code hasn't 
changed that much so I would expect this to be working (in particular 
considering that it seems to work fine for ascii file names).

> What I don't understand is: Why do I have to set the language
> environment (*) to make it work? It's Unicode, so Squeak
> shouldn't care what the language is. If it needs to know, it
> should get the language from the system.

I don't know. In particular considering that we have now the locale 
plugin which can detect these settings easily.

   - Andreas

More information about the Vm-dev mailing list