Re: [Boost-docs] Character encoding on beta site

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Character encoding on beta site
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-29 21:16:37

on Wed Nov 28 2007, "Daniel James" <> wrote:

> On Nov 28, 2007 11:27 PM, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> 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.
> It's not hard to convert, I used:
> boost-tidy --input-encoding utf8 --ascii bugs.html
> (boost-tidy being an alias for tidy with the flags for updating boost pages).
> The resulting patch is attached. Which is more painful - character
> entities or software which can't deal with UTF-8?

I don't see them as opposing choices. If the software can't deal with
utf-8, you're forced to use entities, right?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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