bugFreeciv - Bugs: bug #24994, Unicode u+1F4A9 issue

 
 
Show feedback again

bug #24994: Unicode u+1F4A9 issue

Submitted by:  Frank <dunnoob>
Submitted on:  Thu Aug 18 02:24:30 2016  
 
Category: client-gtk-2.0Severity: 2 - Minor
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
Release: Operating System: Microsoft Windows
Planned Release: Contains string changes: None

Add a New Comment (Rich MarkupRich Markup):
   

You are not logged in

Please log in, so followups can be emailed to you.

 

Thu Aug 18 15:50:06 2016, comment #4:

Test

mir3x <mir3x>
Project Member
Thu Aug 18 13:58:18 2016, comment #3:

Well, I can paste it here, but Gna! apparently also hates it ;-)

Frank <dunnoob>
Thu Aug 18 13:56:09 2016, comment #2:

Actually I don't know which fonts Freeciv uses for monospace / sans / serif on Windows. It's only a font issue, I can copy it from the chat window and paste it here: Pleuratus to allies:

Frank <dunnoob>
Thu Aug 18 04:53:30 2016, comment #1:

On linux it works in gtk2/qt on chat/screen.
Doesn't it depend on your font ?
Have u installed some windows-fix from MS to display it ?

mir3x <mir3x>
Project Member
Thu Aug 18 02:24:30 2016, original submission:

Last checked version: 2.6.0-beta0-r33596 (gtk2 32bits on Windows 7 x64), u+1F4A9 in a city name or pasted in the chatline is not displayed as "pile of poo". The forum explicitly hates this Unicode 6 character, cf. http://forum.freeciv.org/f/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5247

I also hated it, http://omniplex.blogspot.com/2013/03/corrigendum-9-clarifies-noncharacter.html that's why I abused it for Freeciv testing in the native nation. Meanwhile the Unicode folks do offer variations and combinations for emojis, and IMHO the ICU library is supposed to get this right, or fail spectacularly. Chrome on my box figured out how to display the hilarious pile of poo.

Frank <dunnoob>

 

(Note: upload size limit is set to 1024 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach File(s):
   
   
Comment:
   

Attached Files
file #28401:  Gna! Pile of Poo.png added by dunnoob (26kB - image/png)

 

Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found

 

Carbon-Copy List
  • -unavailable- added by mir3x (Posted a comment)
  • -unavailable- added by dunnoob (Submitted the item)
  •  

    Do you think this task is very important?
    If so, you can click here to add your encouragement to it.
    This task has 0 encouragements so far.

    Only logged-in users can vote.

     

    Error: not logged in

     

     

    Follow 2 latest changes.

    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu Aug 18 14:10:53 2016dunnoobAttached File-=>Added 260b0 Pile of Poo.png, #28400
      Attached File-=>Added Gna! Pile of Poo.png, #28401
    Show feedback again

    Back to the top


    Powered by Savane 3.1-cleanup