[Openmcl-devel] A plug for UTF-8
lisp at clairvaux.org
Thu Sep 3 18:15:43 EDT 2009
On Sep 3, 2009, at 5:49 PM, Gary Byers wrote:
> Glen's file seemed to actually be encoded in Macintosh (aka MacRoman).
> If you mistakenly try to interpret MacRoman (or UTF-8, or lots of
> other encodings) as ISO-8859-1, you get some of the characters wrong
> (the ellipsis looks like an acute-accented #\E, etc.) but don't run
> the risk of getting out-of-synch and confused.
I've converted the contribs to UTF-8 and removed the offending odd
chars: an ellipsis char, a copyright char and a bullet char.
Ron's technique of using the letter lambda as opposed to the word is
what convinced me. We have to consider the cool factor, here!
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