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Re: UTF-8 versus ISO-8859 in English pages

On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 04:22:40PM +0300, Tommi Vainikainen wrote:
> I just noticed that vote/2006/vote_004.wml and
> vote/2006/suppl_002_debate.wml both containt UTF-8 characters
> (according to file(1) at least). There was just a moment ago same
> problem with vote_003.wml. So maybe we should consider for using UTF-8
> in English pages instead of ISO-8859-1, which is now used?
> Simple find webwml/english -name \*.wml | xargs file | grep ISO-8859 |
> wc -l tells that 392 files contain ISO-8859 characters, two files
> (just mentioned) containt UTF-8 and a big majority are pure ASCII
> files. Or should I just recode UTF-8 pages to ISO-8859-1 and wait for
> the next time someone opposing character set racism commits UTF-8
> data?-)

I think it's a good idea to switch to UTF-8. Just ensure that the build
works. We probably also have to adapt a few scripts.


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