Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Character encoding on beta site
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-28 23:27:31
on Wed Nov 28 2007, "Daniel James" <daniel_james-AT-fmail.co.uk> wrote:
> Dave seems to have tidy set up to generate utf-8 markup, while Rene's
> and mine are generating ascii.
Well, I used non-ascii characters, so I generated UTF-8.
I've got plenty of UTF-8 ReST output too, I won't be happy about going
back to ASCII.
> Do we have a policy on this? The beta
> site's HTTP header specifies UTF-8, so browsers are treating
> everything as UTF-8 anyway. This is causing problems in some of the
> Maybe we should add '-utf8' or '-ascii' to the arguments for tidy to
> keep things consistent.
> Also, Trac seems to be treating the bugs file as some variant of ascii
> which is causing it to display it incorrectly.
That's a known Trac limitation.
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting http://www.boost-consulting.com
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