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Re: Recoding non-UTF-8 documentation?



Hi.

On Tue, 28 Feb 2006 16:44:46 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:

> > The problem I see with it is that once the automatic conversion is
> > in place, it may be forgotten. What if upstream goes to UTF-8
> > itself? iconv will not catch that (every UTF-8 file is valid
> > ISO-8859-x)
> 
> Why would this be a problem?

Because iconv would convert already valid UTF-8 (thinking it was
ISO-8859-x) into UTF-8 again, destroying all characters with a
codepoint > 127.


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