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Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx and character set

From: Riku Virtanen
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx and character set
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:30:41 +0300 (EEST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.02 (DEB 1266 2009-07-14)


How to unset lynx?
The locale-option was on, and display character set was utf-8.
Still, alphabets are not working.


On Sun, 14 Jul 2013, Thomas Dickey wrote:

On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:03:50PM +0300, Riku Virtanen wrote:

I have a Fedora 17 machine, Lynx 2.8.7rel.2 and default character
set of the machine is utf-8.

Now, I am trying to configure the browser that it would show the
Scandinavian and German alphabets properly.
ä, ö and å are now totally wrongly viewed.

I have tested practically all options for Display Character Set in
options menu, but the problem stays.

well... using uxterm, and I did just this to view the unicode.html
file from the sources:

        a) unset LYNX_CFG (so that I would not be confused by my local settings)
        b) run lynx...
        c) in the options menu I set "Use locale-based character set" ON
        d) set "Display character set" to "UNICODE (UTF-8)".

The resulting display looks okay to me -

This is with the Fedora18 package for 2.8.7rel.1 (I'm at the moment
working on an rpm script for a different program).

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