[xmonad] Re: Issue 302 in xmonad: XMonad.Layout.IM doesn't match UTF8 chars

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Sat Oct 31 12:01:21 EDT 2009

	Status: Fixed
	Owner: vogt.adam
	Labels: Component-Contrib

Comment #3 on issue 302 by vogt.adam: XMonad.Layout.IM doesn't match UTF8  

In XMonad.ManageHook there is already a workaround for some encoding with

I've pushed a patch with which your IM layout works correctly:

   Sat Oct 31 11:49:45 EDT 2009  Adam Vogt <vogt.adam at gmail.com>
     * Implement hasProperty in terms of runQuery in U.WindowProperties

     This addresses issue 302 for unicode titles by actually using the
     complicated XMonad.ManageHook.title code, instead of reimplementing it
     with stringProperty (which doesn't appear to handle unicode).

Please verify.

Other properties probably will not be unicode compatible, since they all  
to be implemented in terms of getStringProperty which only produces 8 bit
characters from getWindowProperty8 with:

> map (toEnum . fromIntegral)

I'm unsure of whether the other properties should be read with a different
encoding however.

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