Make HTML encoding of docs UTF-8

Patrick W. Barnes nman64 at
Thu Jul 6 04:42:39 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 05 July 2006 14:55, Karsten Wade <kwade at> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-07-02 at 22:51 -0500, Patrick W. Barnes wrote:
> > I don't see any reason we couldn't use UTF-8 for the HTML documents, and
> > I would support making that change.
> IIRC, the issue we had in the past was that we were building UTF-8 but
> httpd on was serving it as the (default) ISO-8859-1.
> This caused "funny characters" to appear only on pages built from our
> DocBook outputted HTML wrapped with the PHP includes.
> Is this not the case now?  Or am I totally on the wrong path?

If we can't provide UTF-8, I'd call that a bug.  If we decide to push UTF-8, 
then the Infrastructure team can make sure that the websites can support it.  
We can try switching to UTF-8 and take any issues that arise to 
Infrastructure for correction.

Patrick "The N-Man" Barnes
nman64 at


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