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Re: An encoding problem

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 03:31:25PM +0200, helix84 wrote:
> I just noticed on Slovak index page
> <http://www.debian.org/index.sk.html> in news headlines that the
> accent in Cáceres isn't decoded correctly and a question mark shows
> instead. The actual news page is displayed correctly. Slovak wml files
> use UTF-8.
> I also checked index.cs.html which displays correctly - Czech wml
> files use the iso-8859-2 encoding.
> I assume this is caused by inclusion (get_recent_list) from the
> english news file. English .wmlrc defines CHARSET=iso-8859-1. Can you
> please look into this?
> 1) Should English be changed to use UTF-8? and/or
> 2) Should news on the index page be changed to show localized headlines?

I suspect that translating the news item should fix this case, but in
general I think that get_recent_list should convert the encoding.  Is
anyone interested in making it do so?

Matt Kraai                                           http://ftbfs.org/

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