[MPlayer-DOCS] Online Russian HTML page, generated from mplayer.1 is broken

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Sat Nov 11 19:33:22 CET 2006

On Saturday, 11 November 2006 at 03:59, Andrew Savchenko wrote:
> On 10 Nov 2006 18:04, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 01:23:20AM +0300, Andrew Savchenko wrote:
> > > Patriculary on my system it is not a problem to read utf-8
> > > manuals (I use ASP 11, which is FC5-based).
> >
> > How does Fedora achieve this?
> It seems that nroff automatically recognize utf-8 and convert it to 
> locale's encoding. For testing purposes I convert ru/mplayer.1 to 
> utf-8 and checked out that running
> $ nroff -mandoc 2>/dev/null mplayer.1
> is enough to display properly utf-8 man page on non-utf8 locale 
> (cp1251).
> I'm using groff-, maybe this will help. According to 
> info groff it supports unicode, I don't know how exactly.

Fedora's groff is heavily patched:
I bet some of these patches add utf support.


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