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Re: Russian FAQ page charset problem

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Nikolay Samokhvalov <samokhvalov(at)gmail(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Russian FAQ page charset problem
Date: 2008-09-23 18:05:28
Message-ID: 200809231805.m8NI5SO26294@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 7:01 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> > Dave Page wrote:
> >> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 8:37 AM, Nikolay Samokhvalov
> >> <samokhvalov(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> >> > On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
> >> >> This was already discussed on the pgsql-www list recently, but there has
> >> >> been no resolution on what to do yet.
> >> >
> >> > What about using UTF8 for Russian text? Why not simply "iconv -f
> >> > koi8-r -t utf8 ..."?
> >>
> >> I thought that was what Bruce was going to do. He has other priorities
> >> at the moment though, so perhaps one of the the committers could
> >> handle it.
> >
> > No, the conversion to a UTF8 header is done by the web infrastructure;
> > the file in CVS is in the native Russian encoding, koi8-r, and I don't
> > know how to change that.
> 
> That's the iconv -f bit suggested above, that I thought you were doing.

Nope, never did that, and I don't have the proper locales on my sever.

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