[Tkinter-discuss] Unicode in MacOSX: any progress?
michael.odonnell at uam.es
Wed Oct 10 13:04:47 CEST 2007
I had checked out the tcl/tk8.5 sources, and saw
that the font rendering on Macs does indeed use the ATSU code.
However, I fear to try to integrate tcl/tk8.5 with Tkinter,
and will wait for Tkinter itself to switch to tcl/tk8.5 (hopefully
The ATSU patch itself: I cannot find it - all links it it
seem to lead to dead pages. Anyone know a url from
which i can download it?
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> Hello Michael,
> in my answer back in october 2006 to Mike Gasser on this list,
> I referred to a thread I found here:
> This thread discusses a patch for tk 8.4.9 to enable support
> for something called "Apple Type Services for Unicode Imaging" (ATSUI).
> Being also somewhat interested I looked into the ChangeLogs
> of the current releases of tk. From the info found there
> I guess that this patch has never been incorporated in the 8.4 branch
> (No mention of it in the current 8.4.16 release).
> But it is mentioned in the current 8.5 Beta release.
> This looks like you have to move to 8.5 for unicode on MacOSX
> (and see what other things in Tkinter break :-)
> or find the patch and do it yourself for 8.4.
> BTW Mike Gasser never reported success/failure to the list.
> I would be very interested to hear if and how it works for you.
> Matthias Kievernagel
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