[MPlayer-DOCS] wrong encoding for text manual?

compn tempn at twmi.rr.com
Sun Jun 22 20:45:08 CEST 2008

On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 15:11:30 +0200, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 12:46:13AM +0200, Mizda Gábor wrote:
>> 2008.06.20. 18:09 keltezéssel, compn írta:
>> > http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/man/en/mplayer.1.txt
>> > has a bunch of odd characters in it...
>> >
>> >       mencoder (MPlayer’s Movie Encoder)
>> It isn't the man page (or not only that). The default page encoding on
>> MPlayerHQ is UTF-8 but the man pages are not written in nor converted
>> to Unicode. This causes the strange chars.
>> Switching the browsers encoding to Unicode solves the problem.
>> See: http://web.t-online.hu/gabrov/manpage/
>The text version of the man pages is converted to UTF-8 by the
>documentation generation script.  You guys need to fix your browser
>settings.  If you force a wrong encoding all means of weird things will
>And you should *really* set your defaults to UTF-8.  This is the 21st

i had opera set for automatic detection. set to utf-8 works fine.
sorry for the noise.


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