[Zambia] Character set problems in descriptions

Peter Olszowka p.olszowka at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 18:13:33 PDT 2009


Hi,

When things calm down after anticipation, I'm going to convert all the
code to UTF-8 and then it'll support these characters anyway.

  --PeterO

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 7:49 PM, Benjamin Levy<deguspice at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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