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Re: [BUGS] BUG #4279: Bad codepage in our web-site

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [BUGS] BUG #4279: Bad codepage in our web-site
Date: 2008-08-22 19:20:30
Message-ID: 200808221920.m7MJKUo01635@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 02:03:49PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > >     <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"
> > >     />
> > 
> > You saw that in our CVS HTML file that is part of the source
> > distribution?  That is the master copy.
> 
> No, that's my point.  When I look at the web page source, it's UTF-8.
> And since that's the only realistic way to have the framework document
> around the FAQ, it seems reasonable to me.
> 
> > I see lots of FAQs in CVS that are not UTF8:
> > 
> > 	FAQ.html:    <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=US-ASCII">
> 
> This doesn't matter, because US-ASCII is a proper subset of UTF-8.
> 
> > 	FAQ_brazilian.html:    <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
> 
> This doesn't need to change because the bottom range of Unicode was made
> the same as ISO 8859-1 in order to make the transition somewhat easier.
> 
> > 	FAQ_polish.html:         <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-2">
> > 	FAQ_russian.html:    <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=koi8-r">
> > 	FAQ_turkish.html:       <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso8859-9">
> > 
> > Do they all have to be converted?
> 
> Those three do, I expect.  They sure look like it on the page.  All
> sorts of "?" in there.

Well, something is converting them to UTF8 headings on our web site and
I thought the HTML encoding was converted at that stage.

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