[pmwiki-users] Planning migration of PmWiki.org to UTF-8

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Fri Jan 30 10:12:34 CST 2009


Pm and I are considering migrating the pmwiki.org site to UTF-8. 

UTF-8 is a universal character encoding that allows the usage of all world 
languages in every page. Also, UTF-8 support in PmWiki was greatly improved 
about two years ago, and many wikis, including my own, use it successfully.

Currently, some localized groups use UTF-8, others use the older standard 
ISO-8859-1 or another encoding.

For wikigroups that are already in UTF-8, there will be no change. For the 
others, the conversion will be automatic. The conversion will be easier if 
all Group.PageNames of the non-UTF-8 groups are in plain ASCII Latin letters 

We are still just brainstorming, so any comments, ideas or questions will be 


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