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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general][website] be careful updating Russian pages
Date Fri, 29 Feb 2008 20:09:31 GMT
On the 0x3F7 day of Apache Harmony Tim Ellison wrote:
> Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> > Alexei Zakharov said the following on 22.02.2008 13:48:
> >> Hm, I can build Russian pages without any corrupted symbols in it
> >> using RI on Win32. What this bug is about?
> > This is a strange bug and it manifests differently on different
> > windows installations. I think it also depends on your system
> > language settings on windows. The bug is in wrong generation of
> > UTF-8 characters for some of Cyrillic letters. See [1] and
> > predecessors for more details.
> > [1] http://harmony.markmail.org/message/lcjnldxiisawfzxq
> 
> Is there any way we can put a check in the build script to ensure the
> Russian text has not been broken?  Even if it is just checking that
> you are running on a Harmony JRE.
> 
> It sounds too easy for people to innocently do the wrong thing here.

why?

if you do not know Russian, you probably would not edit it. So, "svn
diff" would tell you if characters in Russian text changed. And if
they did, hey, the wrong thing was about to get in :)

-- 
Egor Pasko


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