[NTLK] nBlog and roman encoding

From: Andreas Nijenhuis <MessagePad2000_at_laposte.net>
Date: Thu Apr 20 2006 - 17:19:52 EDT

Hi Matthew,

I'm following up on your message after a long delay.

thanks for the tip. It works brillantly !

Best regards,


Le mardi 11 avril 2006, newtontalk@newtontalk.net
(newtontalk@newtontalk.net) a écrit :

>Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 16:11:35 -0400
>From: "Matthew Reidsma" <mreidsma@gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [NTLK] nBlog and roman encoding
>The way I get around that with nBlog is to convert accented characters
>to their HTML entities. For instance, an e w/ accent grave would be &
>+ egrave;, like so: &egrave;
>Likewise for e w/ acute: & + eacute;, like so: &eacute;
>Works for umlauts, circumflex, etc., you just need to know the HTML
>entity. Since nBlog is vomiting out text that will be rendered by a
>browser, it works quite well for a workaround.
>(This also works well for correct typographical marks, like
>&#8220;curly quotes&#8221; and them&#8217;s nice apostrophes&#8212;em
>dashes&#8212; etc.
>Matthew Reidsma
>Boston, MA U.S.A.

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