Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Re: [DOCS] Russian FAQ page charset problem

Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Dave Page wrote:
>> 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.
> Nope, never did that, and I don't have the proper locales on my sever.

That's not locale, that's encoding. And it's independent of what locales
you have - AFAIK as long as you have iconv, you should be good.

For next time, that is - since it's already fixed this time :-)


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