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Re: Release announcement simplified Chinese translation update

Matt Kraai wrote:
> We already appear to use a single source version for all three Chinese
> translations: Big5.  Whether it's possible to change to UTF-8 is for
> someone more familiar with Chinese to say.  It's not sufficient to
> just switch the encoding of this file, though:
>  $ make
>  cd . && wml -q -D CUR_YEAR=2009 -o UNDEFuZH@uCNuCNHKuCNTW:20090214.zh-cn.html.tmp@g+w -o UNDEFuZH@uHKuCNHKuHKTW:20090214.zh-hk.html.tmp@g+w -o UNDEFuZH@uTWuCNTWuHKTW:20090214.zh-tw.html.tmp@g+w --prolog=../../bin/fix_big5.pl  20090214.wml
>   * Converting: [zh_CN.GB2312], /usr/bin/iconv: illegal input sequence at position 233
>  make: *** [20090214.zh-cn.html] Error 1

Doesn't surprise me. A number of characters which are present in Big5
are not present in GB2312 (and vice versa). Using iconv to convert those
characters will lead to such errors.

zh-autoconvert might give better results.

Else, if you can give me the link to the source, then I can take a look.

Arne Götje (高盛華) <arne@linux.org.tw>
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