IDLE with Japanese locale (was: RELEASED: Python 2.3a2)
kirill_simonov at mail.ru
Fri Feb 21 09:00:01 CET 2003
* SUZUKI Hisao <suzuki611 at oki.com>:
> > Python 2.3a2 is the second (and likely last) alpha release of Python
> > 2.3. Much improved since the first alpha, chockfull of things you'd
> > like to check out:
> > http://www.python.org/2.3/
> If you install it cleanly on Windows in Japanese locale, you
> cannot even start up the IDLE. Perhaps you cannot do it also in
> Chinese and Korean locales.
IDLE has not worked with non-latin1 encodings since the 2.0 release
(when Unicode support was introduced :/).
You may try idlefork (http://idlefork.sourceforge.net/) with
the patches #615312 and #682347.
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