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lynx-dev documentation update (was: View French accents)


From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: lynx-dev documentation update (was: View French accents)
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 1998 15:29:41 +0300 (MSK)

> 981102 Fran–∑ois Demers wrote:
>> I am unable to see French accents in Win32 Lynx.
>> The accents are replaced by wrong chars.


diff -u old/lynx_use.htm ./lynx_use.htm
--- old/lynx_use.htm    Tue Oct 27 18:08:12 1998
+++ ./lynx_use.htm      Sat Nov  7 15:05:54 1998
@@ -57,6 +57,7 @@
 | <a href="#Notes" NAME="ToC-Notes">Lynx and HTML Notes</a>
 <li><a href="#Lists" NAME="ToC-Lists">Lynx and HTML Lists</a>
 <li><a href="#Quotes" NAME="ToC-Quotes">Lynx and HTML Quotes</a>
+<li><a href="#8bit" NAME="ToC-8bit">Lynx and HTML Internationalization: 8bit, 
unicode, etc.</a>
 <li><a href="#USEMAP" NAME="ToC-USEMAP">Lynx and Client-Side-Image-Maps</a>
 <li><a href="#Refresh" NAME="ToC-Refresh">Lynx and Client-Side-Pull</a>
 <li><a href="#Cookies" NAME="ToC-Cookies">Lynx and State Management</a> (Me 
want <em>cookie</em>!)
@@ -483,7 +484,8 @@

                     Options Menu (Lynx Version 2.8.1pre.2)

-      Accept Changes - Reset Changes Left Arrow cancels changes HELP!
+      Accept Changes - Reset Changes Left Arrow cancels changes <A
+HREF="keystrokes/option_help.html">HELP!</A>

                          Save options to disk: [_]

@@ -1764,6 +1766,15 @@
 <p>Any ID attributes in BLOCKQUOTE, BQ or Q elements can be the target
 of a hyperlink in the form URL#id.  It is treated just
 like the NAME in <em>A</em>nchors. [<A HREF="#ToC-Quotes">ToC</A>]
+
+<h2 ID="8bit"><A NAME="8bit"><em>Lynx and HTML Internationalization: 8bit, 
unicode, etc.</em></a></h2>
+
+Lynx have superior support for HTML 4.0/I18N internationalization issues.
+However, to see the characters other than 7bit properly you <em>should</em>
+set your <A HREF="keystrokes/option_help.html#DC">display character set</A>
+from Option Menu and save its value, this is a Frequently Asked Question.
+Fine-turning also available from <A HREF="#lynx.cfg">lynx.cfg</A>
+[<A HREF="#ToC-8bit">ToC</A>]

 <h2 ID="USEMAP"><A NAME="USEMAP"><em>Lynx and 
Client-Side-Image-Maps</em></a></h2>

Only in .: old
diff -u old/option_h.htm ./option_h.htm
--- old/option_h.htm    Sat Oct 24 09:49:08 1998
+++ ./option_h.htm      Sat Nov  7 15:11:14 1998
@@ -225,8 +225,9 @@
 of viewed documents and from HTML entities into viewable characters.
 It should be set according to your terminal's character set
 so that characters other than 7-bit ASCII can be displayed correctly,
-using approximations if necessary.  You must have the selected character set
-installed on your terminal.  Since Lynx now supports a wide range of platforms
+using approximations if necessary,
+<A HREF="test_display.html">try the test here</A>.
+Since Lynx now supports a wide range of platforms
 it may be useful to note that cpXXX codepages are used within IBM PC computers,
 and windows-xxxx within native MS-Windows applications.

diff -u old/test_dis.htm ./test_dis.htm
--- old/test_dis.htm    Sat Nov  7 15:20:14 1998
+++ ./test_dis.htm      Sat Nov  7 15:18:48 1998
@@ -0,0 +1,53 @@
+<HTML>
+<HEAD>
+<TITLE> Quick test for identifying display character set</TITLE>
+</HEAD>
+<BODY>
+<h1 ALIGN=LEFT>Try this page with Lynx 2.7.2 or above:</h1>
+
+If you see several letters instead of a single - your promised display charset
+does not support this character so "7 bit appoximation" is in effect.
+If you see any single letter which definitely far from being supposed
+you have a wrong lynx settings.
+<em>Press 'o' for Options menu and change "Display character set"</em>.
+Try again if neccessary.<br>
+When you are satisfied save your changes in Options menu, thanks.
+<PRE>
+
+
+0x00A9    &#x00A9;           # COPYRIGHT SIGN
+
+0x00C7    &#x00C7;           # LATIN CAPITAL LETTER C WITH CEDILLA
+
+0x00DC    &#x00DC;           # LATIN CAPITAL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS
+
+0x00D1    &#x00D1;           # LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N WITH TILDE
+
+0x0107    &#x0107;           # LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH ACUTE
+0x0108    &#x0108;           # LATIN CAPITAL LETTER C WITH CIRCUMFLEX
+0x010C    &#x010C;           # LATIN CAPITAL LETTER C WITH CARON
+
+
+0x03BB    &#x03BB;           # GREEK SMALL LETTER LAMDA
+
+0x041B    &#x041B;           # CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER EL
+0x042E    &#x042E;           # CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER YU
+0x043B    &#x043B;           # CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER EL
+0x044E    &#x044E;           # CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER YU
+
+0x2026    &#x2026;           # HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS
+0x2122    &#x2122;           # TRADE MARK SIGN
+
+0x255D    &#x255D;           # BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE UP AND LEFT
+0x255E    &#x255E;           # BOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL SINGLE AND RIGHT DOUBLE
+
+0xFB01    &#xFB01;           # LATIN SMALL LIGATURE FI
+
+
+
+</PRE>
+This only a quick test to see obvious problems.
+
+
+</BODY>
+</HTML>



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