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Re: Mutt and Japanese

Tobias Diedrich <> writes:

> On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 01:53:58PM +0900, Joss Winn wrote:
> > I am trying to get Mutt working with Japanese and have got part of the
> > way there but still no real joy....
> I am using mutt 1.3.12i
> The behaviour depends on the LANG environment variable.
> If I set it to ja_JP japanese works fine, but german is broken.
> If I set it to de_DE german works, but japanese is broken.
> If I set it to en_IN (utf8-encoding) both work, but you'll need an
> xterm with utf8 support... (Which seems to have problems with
> dual-width fonts....)

When I last tried "LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 mutt" in an utf8-xterm, it worked
partly but the mutt internal pager had problems. It worked only if I
did set pager to more, and then scrolling through mails is quite

Mike Fabian   <>

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