[pmwiki-users] no umlauts in wikilinks
noskule at gmx.net
Fri Mar 17 06:52:44 CST 2006
Joachim Durchholz schrieb:
>>I dont no if this is a hostingspecific behavor, so some german wikiusers
>>maby give a feedback if umlautlinks are correctly working on there
>>system and if they have to set the config above. Eventualy we could
>>update the german docu . ..
>FWIW, I dimly recall I had to set up something similar.
>Sometimes, the server will be using the right locale by default. Which
>means you may get hurt when you relocate to a server that uses a
>different standard locale.
>Umlaut hassles are the primary reason why I routinely install some UTF-8
>locale on any server that I administer. I don't care what locale
>exactly, the main background is that it makes the server recognise any
>Newer Linux kernels have an option to apply specific locales (actually
>character sets) to file and directory names. With older kernels, you may
>get into interoperability issues: if application A runs with an
>ISO-latin locale and application B uses UTF-8, they won't agree on the
>characters in a filename, which of the characters are uppercase or not,
>or even on the number of characters. Linux itself doesn't really care
>what characters are in a filename, of course...
>I have been considering activating such locale support for my Linux
>boxes, but I haven't gotten around to pondering the ramifications, so
>this is still somewhere back on my wishlist. I'd be grateful if anybody
>shared knowledge on the topic.
so I had two cases:
by my profidor: freebsd, no utf-8 support I had to put the following
into pmwiki config.php
my local xampp install: ubuntu linux, I had to put the following into
httpd-languages.conf (apache config on the server):
both things makes working pmwiki like on pmwiki.org . ..
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