[Wikipedia-l] Re: UTF-8 problem

Yann Forget yann at forget-me.net
Sun Sep 12 17:07:20 UTC 2004

Le Sunday 12 September 2004 16:46, Tim Starling a écrit :
> 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.

I use Konqueror, and yes, it creates [[gu:??????]].

> http://users.wpi.edu/~aram/unicode.php

Thanks, that useful.

> -- Tim Starling


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