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Re: [Nmh-workers] Anyone know of an UTF-8-compatible text formatter?

From: Marcin Cieslak
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Anyone know of an UTF-8-compatible text formatter?
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2012 13:23:10 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: slrn/0.9.9p1 (FreeBSD)

>> Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:
> As I've said in previous messages, I've been working on the "replyfilter"
> Perl script to improve the functionality of replying to MIME messages.  So
> far I am pretty happy with the results (check out the latest version if
> you're interested, it's in $(srcdir)/docs/contrib/replyfilter), but I
> have run into one annoying wrinkle.
> Right now the script uses "par" to format long text in the reply
> message.  But I have discovered that in some cases par mangles the
> output when dealing with UTF-8.  Specifically, if the to-be-quoted
> text contains a non-breaking space (U+00A0) that is encoded in UTF-8
> as 0xc2 0xa0, and I guess that par sees the 0xa0 as a space and
> replaces it with a 0x20, which results in an invalid UTF-8 sequence.
> So far that's the only problem I've run into; other UTF-8 sequences work
> fine.

This patch included in the FreeBSD ports system seems to fix the problem:


(I use par a lot with utf-8 and didn't have any problems)


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