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Re: Recoding non-UTF-8 documentation?



On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 16:51 +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> 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.
That's what maintainers are for and what users are supposed to bugzilla ;)

Ralf



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