[Wikipedia-l] Re: UTF-8 problem

Tim Starling ts4294967296 at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 12 14:46:59 UTC 2004

Yann Forget wrote:
> Hi,
> There are problems to make links to Wikipedias which use non Latin scripts on 
> Wikipedias which are still not in UTF-8 (en:, sv:, da:, etc.). It would be 
> good if they get converted soon.
> i.e. Link to [[gu:ગુજરાત]] in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gujarat
> and http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gujarat
> Does someone know how to correct this now?

You need to use a browser which converts unicode into numeric character 
entities rather than a series of question marks. For example, Internet 
Explorer or Mozilla are suitable. If you don't have a system capable of 
this automatic conversion, you could try one of the many client-side and 
web-based tools written for this purpose, e.g.


-- Tim Starling

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