[pmwiki-users] Changing charset from ISO-8859-1 to UTF-8
meister at apfelwiki.de
Thu Apr 7 11:13:16 CDT 2005
Am 07.04.2005 um 16:01 schrieb Patrick R. Michaud:
> On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 11:37:16AM +0200, Laurent Meister wrote:
>> is there a nice way to convert existing pages from a pmwiki written
>> with ISO-8859-1 to UTF-8?
> Depends on what you consider to be "nice". :-)
> You can often enlist a browser's help in this -- edit a page that is
> encoded in ISO-8859-1, copy the markup text to the clipboard, and
> then paste it into the edit form for a site that is set up for utf-8.
> The broswer will often handle the encoding translation.
> Still, I suppose this is more work than one would want to do,
> for a large site.
That is the reason why I posted my problem here. On ApfelWiki we have
nearly 1500 wikipages. And it would be a lot of work. :-(
> I could see about coming up with a translation
> module for PmWiki, that could do mass conversion of pages or perhaps
> even automatically converting character sets on the fly.
That's what I consider to be nice ;-)
>> Some Browser seems not to show chars like the " ?" euro-symbol
>> properly. Switching the page to UTF-8 would solve this problem.
> You might also treat the euro-symbol chars as markup to be converted to
> €, either when the page is rendered or when it is saved. This
> eliminate the need to convert pages to utf-8. Let me know if you want
> try this approach. :-)
You mean to make a special markup skript for this?
Laurent Meister (kt007)
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