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Pooka's Picky Website Corrections

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Postby Pooka » Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:49 pm

And in the "Special(s) Thanks" there's the non-existent word "assitance", should be "assistance" surely?
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Postby ThreeHeadedMonkey » Mon Feb 27, 2006 4:17 am

And on the softography+ AB2 page, there's a link to the TA page that's dead.

Wow, it seems I have not posted here in a long time...
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Postby Squirminator2k » Wed Mar 01, 2006 11:39 am

Wow, it seems I have not fixed a lot of these picky website errors!! I'll sort those out this evening. Hopefully.

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Re: Pooka's Picky Website Corrections

Postby Bloopy » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:49 am

There's weird characters strewn throughout the website wherever the pound symbol or various unicode characters are used:

https://google.com/search?q=%22%C3%82%2 ... eam17.info

http://www.dream17.info/softography.php?id=46
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Re: Pooka's Picky Website Corrections

Postby Muzer » Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:14 am

Looks to me like you've managed to double- or triple-encode it o_O
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Re: Pooka's Picky Website Corrections

Postby SupSuper » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:04 pm

Muzer wrote:Looks to me like you've managed to double- or triple-encode it o_O
Everytime Dream17 moves servers all the Unicode characters get garbled, I have no clue how to sort it out now without manually going through everything. :|
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Re: Pooka's Picky Website Corrections

Postby Muzer » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:01 pm

I expect somewhere/somehow when you move servers you're doing an ISO-8859-1 (or Windows-1252) to UTF-8 conversion.

Even though this has already been done once or twice before ;)
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Re: Pooka's Picky Website Corrections

Postby SupSuper » Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:14 am

Muzer wrote:I expect somewhere/somehow when you move servers you're doing an ISO-8859-1 (or Windows-1252) to UTF-8 conversion.

Even though this has already been done once or twice before ;)
I would've expected this to be a non-issue given MySQL seems to store the encoding used on its tables, but given the wildly different software versions different hosts can be running, I'm not surprised. This is certainly not the first webstie where I've seen it happen, I remember a bunch of content on my OpenXcom website was lost during a server move due to Unicode... 2013 and we still can't handle non-ASCII input... :|
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