[Zambia] Character set problems in descriptions

Benjamin Levy deguspice at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 16:49:27 PDT 2009


On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 1:43 AM, Peter Olszowka<p.olszowka at gmail.com> wrote:

> Several of the descriptions have characters that are rendered
> strangely, e.g. &#8020.  I think these were copied as pasted from
> word.  We need a volunteer to go through and clean them up.  The new
> unscheduled session detail report is an easy way to do this.  Here are
> some rules:

  To prevent this problem in the future, can a script be added to
Zambia to clean up all text fields when data is submitted?

> &#8011; is supposed to be n-dash.  Replace with --
> &#8016; is supposed to be left single quote.  Replace with '
> &#8017; is supposed to be right single quote.  Replace with '
> &#8020; is supposed to be left double quote.  Replace with "
> &#8021; is supposed to be right double quote.  Replace with "
>
> Remember to include the ; when you cut & paste.
>
> Can someone assign a volunteer to go through and do this cleanup?
>
>  --PeterO
>
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