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Re: BUG: <sc> and umlaut characters

On Thu, Jan 14, 1999, Märt Laak wrote:

> "Ralf S. Engelschall" wrote:
> > 
> > Hmmmmm.. when I remember correctly I already tried to fix this a year ago.
> > Either I was unsuccessful without recognizing this or I've forgotten to > > commit
> > the change to the source tree or we have another problem.
> > 
> > Basically when I remember correctly what you need at least change your
> > environment (LANG variable). Because without this the C functions inside WML
> > and Perl will not process the stuff correctly. So, have you already changed
> > the LANG variable?
>   I'm sorry to miss this but what exactly I have to put into LANG environment
> variable and where is it documented.
>   Umlaut, &copy; and other special characters are defined also in ISO-8859-1
> (US) - so why the language here?
>   Hint - try to use "<sc>Test Copyright &copy;</sc>" - does not work as
> expected...

Oh sorry, not LANG. It's the locale stuff where Perl uses LC_CTYPE. So for
instance ``LC_CTYPE=de_DE.ISO_8859-1; export LC_CTYPE'' should do the trick
for german, etc.
                                       Ralf S. Engelschall
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