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Subject: [gopher] Re: Gopherness
From: Roman Pavlov <webmaster@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 21:43:39 +0400
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Yes, I upgraded to the latest overbite and noticed that everything 
displays correctly, just may need some manual setting depending on 
whether local browser default encoding is utf-8 or not (if it is not, 
one needs to explicitly set browser encoding for utf-8 text, and maybe 
vice versa, but I didn't check)

Mate Nagy wrote:
> Hello,
>> In fact, encoding of text files does not matter much as user can always 
>> download the file and view it with external program or explicitly set 
>> the encoding if browser supports it (any GUI web browser and lynx). I'm 
>> more concerned with gopher menu rendering, 'cause it can be presented by 
>> gopher client only and looks like no browser displays UTF-8 menus 
>> correctly and displaying 8-bit menus requires manual setup.
>  pls note that (after manual setting) newest overbite handles both
> menus and text content perfectly :) (tested with both 8bit and utf-8
> menus)
> Regards,
>  Mate

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