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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Integer makeover
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-26 10:35:58

>> That's because subversion sets the character encoding to UTF-8 in the
>> http header which overrides the character encoding in the file. It'll
>> be fine elsewhere. I don't know if it's possible to stop subversion
>> from doing that. Although ideally, we should use character entities
>> for all anything that isn't ascii.
> So does this mean that a release using a zip from Sourceforge will display
> OK.


> The symbols used above are trivial and not important, but does it mean
> that some more significant symbols like math and greek say will not
> display right?
> I don't remember this being a problem with the Math development, but
> perhaps we never used SVN to move html files?

We did, but same issues there with any non-UTF-8 character that's not
encoded as a HTML entitity (all the special math symbols are).

> Not a problem with pdf I presume.
> Or should we use a different way of specifying symbols to avoid this?

Probably not, it's an SVN SNAFU rather than a real issue.

TLA overloading yours, John.

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