Extended ASCII Characters

Gregory Nowak greg at gregn.net
Tue Apr 16 20:36:33 EDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 03:15:30PM -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:
> For the most part, mutt works pretty well around this except for when
> you see secondary messages in a thread.  A more obvious example would
> be in the Goto URL dialog and other forms in elinks and some of the
> dialog based scripts that put up box line characters.  What I'm seeing
> is 3 characters in the place a single ASCII line drawing character
> would have been.  Another strange thing I noticed over this weekend is
> my other Linux box at my permenant home puts a single null character
> in the place of these line drawing characters on those dialogues and
> that machine also is using the same locale.gen file with UTF8 and
> ISO8859-1 or whatever it is for standard US English.  I can't think of
> other differences that would cause the bahavior not to be the same
> unless something is set differently in elinks.  I didn't spend
> additional time on that box to see what else was going on; had speech
> dispatcher and other things to deal with at the time.

Ok, I just brought up elinks here, and can confirm the null chars in
the go to url dialogue.


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