Bug 111218 - should turns on alt_entity automatically with the current locale
Summary: should turns on alt_entity automatically with the current locale
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: w3m   
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Version: 1
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OS: Linux
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Assignee: Darshan Santani
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2003-11-30 11:38 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2008-08-02 23:40 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-12 15:00:31 UTC
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Description Tim Waugh 2003-11-30 11:38:42 UTC
Description of problem:
© comes out as '?' when rendered with -O ascii.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. w3m -O ascii -T text/html -dump /mnt/macaroni/RELEASE-NOTES.html
2. Look at the copyright notice.
Actual results:

Expected results:

Comment 1 Akira TAGOH 2003-12-15 08:45:06 UTC
looks like a test case is not proper because it contains real code and
not using &copy symbol. so w3m just converts the strings to the
display charset's.
w3m already has a workaround to do this. use -o alt_entity=on. w3m is
going to use alternative ASCII characters for such symbols then.
It should be used automatically, so I would change the severity to the
enhancement because there is workaround.

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2004-12-07 13:29:09 UTC
No, that doesn't work.  Tried with w3m-0.5.1-4.

Comment 3 Akira TAGOH 2004-12-08 04:13:37 UTC
Sorry, I meant for &copy, but not U+00A9. probably it's hard to show U+00A9 in
*ASCII*, because ASCII doesn't understand it. though it can be shown with
US-ASCII in mozilla, it's screwed up a bit.

Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2006-07-11 17:24:11 UTC
Fedora Core 1 is maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security updates
only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and reassign to the
Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and hasn't been resolved in
the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test release, reopen and change the
version to match.


NOTE: Fedora Core 1 is reaching the final end of support even by the Legacy
project. After Fedora Core 6 Test 2 is released (currently scheduled for July
26th), there will be no more security updates for FC1. Please use these next two
weeks to upgrade any remaining FC1 systems to a current release.

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