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[debian-devel:17678] Forward: Re: Bug#552201: groff-base: Japanese manpages are shown with too wide spaces




or 新しい手法の実装にチャレンジしてみる方はいませんか?

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On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 05:03:40PM +0900, Kenshi Muto wrote:
> Package: groff-base
> Version: 1.20.1-6
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> I noticed some whitespaces of Japanese manpages are shown too wide
> after I upgraded my Debian from Lenny to Sid.
> I think this problem is what you noted on 1.20.1-1,
>   * Dropped multibyte patch. CJK is partially supported by way of Unicode
>     input, but widths are wrong and proper line breaking is not implemented;
>     this is planned to be added by way of "character classes". However, I
>     can't justify holding new groff code out of Debian any longer when CJK
>     manual pages can more or less be read with the new release.

Indeed so. My initial work on this is in
https://code.launchpad.net/~cjwatson/groff/charclass, but I haven't had
any time to work on it recently.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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