[MPlayer-DOCS] [RFC] converting documentation to UTF-8

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Wed Nov 1 14:47:31 CET 2006

On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 09:26:40AM +0100, Jiří Heryán wrote:
> mail at kraymer.de píše v Po 30. 10. 2006 v 13:36 +0100:
> > > Is there anything to do besides changing the xml flag (first line of
> > > the file) and the conversion with ie iconv?
> > 
> > I just did that. Seems to work perfectly here. Unfortunately I cannot
> > check with a pure iso-8859-something system..
> > 
> On my Sarge/latin2:
> html documentation in UTF-8: works (links2, firefox)
> manpage in UTF-8: crappy but no big deal, freezes mc when preview.
> manpage in UTF-8 on rxvt-unicode: works fine

Converting the man page to HTML is problematic.  This may be due to the
fact that I have an outdated groff version that does not yet properly
support UTF-8.  It seems that Debian (even unstable) still carries groff
1.18.1 while the current version is 1.19.2 ...


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