[Wikipedia-l] UTF-8 for nl:wikipedia

Gerard Meijssen gerardm at myrealbox.com
Tue Aug 17 10:53:57 UTC 2004

I have been informed by Walter that nl:wikipedia had decideded quite 
some time ago to move to UTF-8. At the time it was not such a good idea 
as UTF-8 does take more room.

However, as many other wikipedia like de: and es: have made the 
conversion, it is a good idea to ask for the nl:wikipedia to be 
converted. We have asked if there are people on nl: that have opposing 
views, there were none.

As nl:wikipedia is a very active environment, some prior notice would be 


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