Re: AbiWord isn't so i18n after all?

From: Nikolay Karelin <>
Date: Tue Apr 05 2005 - 07:49:30 CEST

Hello Ivan,

Monday, April 4, 2005, 7:23:21 PM, you wrote:

IJ> This is what I see when I type in "helo" in Russian with a typo:


IJ> Mmmm. I wonder if I should replace "helo" with ???? or ????? or perhaps
IJ> even ?????

IJ> BTW I'm not sure how much of abiword problem it is, becausee I have the same
IJ> problem with outlook express - whenever I recieve a message that's in
IJ> Russian, the subject appears as a bunch of question marks, but I can read
IJ> the body just fine (although sometimes I have to go and switch encoding to
IJ> UTF or KOI8).

IJ> Any ideas?

Please mention what OS, spell-check engine and AbiWord version you
use... All telepaths are on vacations ;))

I have quite good suggestions on MS win2000 (both drop-down menu and
spell-check window) and, yes, a lot of ????? under MS win98.
(Belarusian ispell dictionary, cp1251 encoding, AbiWord 2.0.11)

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