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Re: Using iconv in stand-alone info

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Using iconv in stand-alone info
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 21:13:53 +0000

On 23 December 2015 at 18:19, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> If you had any test files where characters are disappearing, it would
>> be interesting if I could see them.
> I have shown one case here:
>   http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2015-12/msg00110.html
> Convert the %NN URL-encoding into 8-bit bytes, and convert the result
> from CP1255 to UTF-8 -- the last character, ה, will disappear if you
> don't call 'iconv' with NULL arguments.

Here's a test file that demonstrates the problem. In the second line,
there is an extra character being viewed as part of the
cross-reference, likely because of this problem. (Test file is in
CP1255 and I viewed in a UTF-8 terminal.) (Text direction is also
wrong but that's beside the point.)

Attachment: cp1255.info
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