Displaying Japanese in my applet
olaf at epkowa.co.jp
Thu Sep 28 00:26:57 PDT 2000
I have an applet that displays some labels in Japanese. No, I don't!!
But it is what I would it like to do. I'd appreciate any hints on how
to get this done with kaffe-1.0.6.
The source contains the Japanese bits in iso-2022-jp. It is converted
with native2ascii and compiled with javac both from the Blackdown port
of jdk-1.1.8. All this works just fine. I've also successfully tried
compilation with kjc, but the results are the same.
The applet runs OK from appletviewer apart from displaying the labels.
All I get is ... well nothing really. The English labels show up OK.
Running with Blackdown's appletviewer I get a bunch of `o's in all the
labels and gibberish in text fields. BTW, using kaffe's appletviewer,
the text fields are also empty. I've also tried various browsers; all
but MSIE displayed gibberish. The world can't be that bad, can it :-)
Oh, yes I have Japanese fonts installed and X11 applications have no
trouble finding them.
Olaf Meeuwissen Epson Kowa Corporation, Research and Development
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