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Re: i18n problem: saving iso-8859-2 as UTF8, character entry

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 12:24:07 +0100
To: jakub.holy@centrum.cz
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200501281224.07636.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

Hi,

You're right, a set of character conversions was broken in Amaya 9.0.
It's now fixed in the CVS version.

Le Mercredi 26 Janvier 2005 19:26, Jakub Holý a écrit :
> Hi,
>
>    I've just downloaded Amaya 9.0 and discovered it has some problems
> with internationalization (unless it's me who is causing them). A
> detailed description follows.
>
> I. Saving an iso-8859-2 document as UTF8
> Amaya can only save documents in utf-8, us-ascii or latin 1. If I open
> an iso-8859-2 document it's displayed correctly but as soon as I save &
> reload it all the non-latin 1 characters are either gone or turned in
> something else (forcing another encoding, such as iso 8859-2 doesn't
> help). It seems the problem is that Amaya 9.0 doesn't handle neither
> saving the document in the original encoding (iso 8859-2) nor reencoding
> it correctly into utf-8. If I reencode the document in question into
> utf-8 by an external converter and open it with Amaya all characters are
> displayed correctly and I can modify, save and reload the document
> without further problems.
> Conclusion: Amaya should either preserve the original encoding or
> convert the document correctly into utf-8 (perhaps setting <meta
> http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">).
>
> II. Some iso-8859-2 characters cannot be typed
> The character t with caron described below cannot be typed in a document
> - neither in the main view nor in the source code view - though it may
> be typed in the url field. If I copy and insert it from another
> application it's displayed correctly.
> &#357; ť  Latin Small Letter T With Caron; unicode code: 0165
>
> Note: Amaya 8.7 (at least the one I've compiled) haven't had this problems.
>
> Platform info
> Amaya 9.0 released 2005/1/6
> OS: Debian Linux
>
> Good luck in the bug hunting!
>
> 	Jakub Holy

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