[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Putting accented characters in manpages?

Op do  6 okt 2005 om 04:48:04 +0200 schreef Norbert Preining:
> On Don, 06 Okt 2005, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > > So, I guess that's not only me that would benefit from some light from
> > > people from debian-mentors on what is the best-current-practice on
> > > getting accented characters on manpages.
> > 
> > Basically, until UTF8 support is fully deployed for manpages (it isn't right
> > now AFAIK), you have to refrain from using non-ASCII.
> Well if the Name of the author contains latin1 characters, I would
> suggest to include the letters. Otherwise it is just plain wrong.
> Simple example: How to mention
> 	Frank Küster
> No, he is not called "Kuster", nor "Kuester", ...

This is where transliteration comes in.  Yes, it sucks.



Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: