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From "Berin Loritsch (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (LOG4NET-459) Generated API docs are unreadable
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:13:40 GMT
Berin Loritsch created LOG4NET-459:

             Summary: Generated API docs are unreadable
                 Key: LOG4NET-459
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4NET-459
             Project: Log4net
          Issue Type: Bug
            Reporter: Berin Loritsch

Due to a character encoding problem, important characters like < and > and whatever
character is used as a leader in the object hierarchy are completely mangled and hinders readability.

For an example see:


Something in the build processing is messing things up, or the HTML is really UTF-8 but we
are calling it "Windows 1521".  See the following line the header section of the HTML:

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=Windows-1252" />

By manually changing that line to 

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />

The readability improves, but is still not the correct character encoding.  Not sure what
the encoding is supposed to be, or if the tool is introducing another layer of mangling.

The API docs really help, but having to sort through visual noise doesn't help.

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