Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Re: [DOCS] Russian FAQ page charset problem

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 7:01 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce@momjian.us> wrote:
> Dave Page wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 8:37 AM, Nikolay Samokhvalov
>> <samokhvalov@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e@gmx.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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