* Brian Schr?der (Mar 07, 2005 13:40):
> I'm writing a small application using ncurses and I wonder how to make
> it output and input utf-8 characters. I also have a readline interface
> to the program, and there I can input things like ? ? ? etc. quite
> fine, using the ncurses routines it chokes.  I'm using the getstr(str)
> call for text input.

You need ncursesw (configure --enable-widec).

Check the archive (http://www.ruby-talk.org/) for previous discussions
(Simon Strandgaard has done some investigation into using it from Ruby).

The ruby-ncurses package currently doesn't support wide character
ncurses,
	nikolai

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main(){printf(&linux["\021%six\012\0"],(linux)["have"]+"fun"-97);}