Commit fa99e2a4 authored by Jason Rumney's avatar Jason Rumney
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Added note about format-time-string deficiencies on MS-Windows.

parent 1e4f6cec
......@@ -349,9 +349,9 @@ locks up, grabbing all mouse and keyboard events. We still don't know
what causes these problems; they are not reproducible by Emacs
developers.
* Known problems with the MS-Windows port of Emacs 21.1.
* Known problems with the MS-Windows port of Emacs 21.2.
Emacs 21.1 built for MS-Windows doesn't support images and the tool bar.
Emacs 21.2 built for MS-Windows doesn't support images and the tool bar.
Support for these will be added in future versions.
Frames are not refreshed while the File or Font dialog or a pop-up menu
......@@ -375,7 +375,7 @@ characters, is copied and pasted into a buffer.
An inactive cursor remains in an active window after the Windows
Manager driven switch of the focus, until a key is pressed.
Windows input methods are not recognized by Emacs (as of v21.1). Some
Windows input methods are not recognized by Emacs (as of v21.2). Some
of these input methods cause the keyboard to send characters encoded
in the appropriate coding system (e.g., ISO 8859-1 for Latin-1
characters, ISO 8859-8 for Hebrew characters, etc.). To make this
......@@ -387,7 +387,7 @@ appropriate keyboard encoding automatically, but it doesn't do that
yet.)
Multilingual text put into the Windows clipboard by other Windows
applications cannot be safely pasted into Emacs (as of v21.1). This
applications cannot be safely pasted into Emacs (as of v21.2). This
is because Windows uses Unicode to represent multilingual text, but
Emacs does not yet support Unicode well enough to decode it. This
means that Emacs can only interchange non-ASCII text with other
......@@ -395,6 +395,11 @@ Windows programs if the characters are in the system codepage.
Reportedly, a partial solution is to install the Mule-UCS package and
set selection-coding-system to utf-16-le-dos.
The %h format specifier for format-time-string does not work on Windows.
The %b format specifier does not produce abbreviated month names with
consistent widths for some locales on some versions of Windows. This is
caused by a deficiency in the underlying system library function.
* The `configure' script doesn't find the jpeg library.
This can happen because the linker by default only looks for shared
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