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Bug#567781: Converting English wml files to utf-8?


On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 04:26:28PM +0200, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> > When adding new files (in the News or events area, but I guess it's
> > similar for others) I often run into encoding problems.  As Debian
> > systems use utf-8 as default these days I often forget to convert the
> > files I add (or sometimes I do remember and "iconv -f utf-8 -t latin1"
> > doesn't work).
> > Would it make sense to convert the English wml files to utf-8 as it has
> > been done with some other languages, too?
> Yes, I think that's a very good idea.  Everyone should be able to handle
> utf8 nowadays, and using a consistent charset over as many translations
> as possible would definately reduce work, I would say.

FTR, already tracked by #567781

Specific care to translation-headers is needed, to avoid translators to
bump the headers of all up to date translations.

Simon Paillard

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