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Re: Russian FAQ page charset problem

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
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 18:04:30
Message-ID: 937d27e10809231104l65817ff8ucc54e4c264eaa6f9@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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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.

> However, it now seems all the FAQs are in ASCII or UTF8 so I think we
> are OK going into the future.

Yup, Magnus converted them.

-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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