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Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx and character set

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx and character set
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 16:40:50 -0400
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On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 11:30:41PM +0300, Riku Virtanen wrote:
> Hi,
> How to unset lynx?

In my environment, I have LYNX_CFG set so that I can add my own settings,


and in that file, it adds settings, e.g.,


So... to be certain that I was seeing the packager's defaults, I did

        unset LYNX_CFG lynx

from a sh-prompt.

The unicode.html file in lynx's sources is a good test-case.

> The locale-option was on, and display character set was utf-8.
> Still, alphabets are not working.
> Riku
> On Sun, 14 Jul 2013, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> >On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:03:50PM +0300, Riku Virtanen wrote:
> >>Hi!
> >>
> >>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).
> >
> >

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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