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Re: encoding of Mirrors.masterlist

Hi Paul,

Thank you very much

Paul Wise schreef op di 21-03-2017 om 12:05 [+0800]:
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 12:42 AM, Frans Spiesschaert wrote:
> > So, what action should be taken?
> The mirrors masterlist should have all of the  HTML entities converted
> to UTF-8. There are a number of them in the
> Sponsor/Location/Maintainer fields. I've done this just now:
> https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/mirror/mirror-masterlist.git/commit/?id=f7402a9685b7e6174f126b335534de20396d0919
> The mirrors.pl script should be rewritten to use a templating system
> that understands HTML and converts any unsafe characters.
> If that is going to take a while, then a short-term solution could be
> to remove any custom manual encoding from the mirrors.pl script and
> use a HTML entity escaping library like HTML::Entities from
> libhtml-parser-perl. I've done this just now:
> https://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/webwml/webwml/english/mirror/mirror_list.pl?r1=1.170&r2=1.171


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