Bug 122999

Summary: Accented characters sometime appear as a dotted square
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Sébastien Pierre <sebastien.pierre>
Component: gnome-terminalAssignee: Ray Strode [halfline] <rstrode>
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Description Sébastien Pierre 2004-05-11 04:05:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
Some accented characters (like "�" == eacute) appear as dotted squares
with LANG=fr_FR.

When they are directly typed, they appear as the proper character, but
when they are ouputted by a program (like man), they appear as dotted

I use the MiscFixed font for my terminal, but the problem remains with
other fonts.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a gnome terminal
2. Set LANG to fr_FR
3. type echo $POUET

Actual Results:  POUET: Variable pas d[]finie

where [] is the dotted square

Expected Results:  POUET: Variable pas d�finie

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-12 11:52:35 EDT
I'm going through bugs assigned to me and attempting to clean some of the older,
fixed ones up.

This bug hasn't changed in over a year old now.  Are you still seeing the problem? 

(This a batch message is being sent to all my bugs that haven't changed in a year)
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-31 15:37:56 EDT

This bug has been in the NEEDINFO state for at least a couple of weeks now.  I'm
going to close the bug, but if you can provide the required information feel
free to open a new report.


(This is a mass message being sent to a bunch of bug reports)