Unicode Users Unite

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Mon Oct 10 19:37:40 EDT 2005

On Oct 10, 2005, at 4:29 PM, ron barber wrote:

> Greetings,
> Its great to get 2.6.1 with its many bug fixes and some  
> enhancements. If you use unicode in Rev then you know that it is  
> also an area that could use some focused attention. I have listed  
> below the outstanding bugs from Bugzilla. We all know that these  
> are not the sum of all bugs concerning unicode. Some were reported  
> multiple times and some are not listed at all. Let's let Rev know  
> what they need to do to get Unicode really usable and robust so  
> that we, and they, can reach markets outside the US.
> Here's my suggestion. Look for bugs. If you find a bug, run it by  
> the list first. This may suggest a temporary work around but it  
> will also look for confirmation and prevent duplication. If it is a  
> bug, put it in Bugzilla and list it under the Unicode and  
> Localization component  and use 'Unicode' in the description. This  
> makes it easier to compile a list of outstanding issues.
> Let's help Rev make unicode a usable feature and open up some new  
> markets.


I agree that Unicode is something which needs some attention soon.  I  
am in the beginning stages of moving an application over to Unicode  
as we are adding Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Korean, etc. to the  
app.  There are still lots of holes in the Unicode support that make  
it very difficult.

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at mangomultimedia.com

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