Bug 475072 - vim set to utf-8 does not display polish characters
vim set to utf-8 does not display polish characters
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vim (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-07 06:46 EST by lejeczek
Modified: 2008-12-08 17:55 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-12-08 17:55:30 EST
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Description lejeczek 2008-12-07 06:46:06 EST
Description of problem:
vim has problem with polish (ogonki) characters when gnome terminal set to UTF-8

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

VIM - Vi IMproved 7.2 (2008 Aug 9, compiled Oct 21 2008 06:46:33)
Included patches: 1-25

How reproducible:
just type it in, 

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:
less interprets it incorrectly as binary file: <85><99><9B><87>ó<82>żź<84>

Expected results:
and cat on this file is just fine: ąęśćółżźń

Additional info:
Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2008-12-08 09:21:27 EST
can you reproduce this in KDE's konsole or in a plain xterm ? It works here with those two terminals when I paste your text.
Comment 2 lejeczek 2008-12-08 17:55:30 EST
sorry, got it figured out that setting locale was the problem
setting locale to *.utf8 lets vim read and use polish characters

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