[tlbuild] Installing the current snapshot

Angelo Graziosi angelo.graziosi at alice.it
Mon Oct 12 14:53:42 CEST 2009

I think that for Latin languages, the encoding should be Latin-1 or 
similar (in my case, Firefox is using 'Occidentale ISO-8859-1'). It is 
hard to think that those users (or the great part of them) use different 

Anyway, this is only my opinion. :-)

Perhaps you have more robust arguments for a different choice.


Marco Pallante ha scritto:
> Hi all,
> I used the UTF-8 file encoding both in the LEGGIMI (README) file and
> in the texlive-it.tex
> documentation source. If there is any problem, I could switch to Latin-1.
> Nevertheless, I can confirm this problem: when downloading, my browser
> (Firefox) assumes
> Latin-1 encoding and doesn't show any of the accented characters.
> However, manually
> switching to the UTF-8 encoding, everything goes right.
> Bye,
> Marco
> 2009/10/12 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
>> Hi Angelo, hi all,
>> On So, 11 Okt 2009, Karl Berry wrote:
>>>     >> Regarding the file "LEGGIMI", it has ALL wrong accented characters!
>>> Someone, please fix it.  I committed what Marco sent me, although it's
>>> certainly possible that it got corrupted somewhere along the line.
>>>     > Where is that file? I cannot find it anywhere in the svn texlive checkout!
>>> There is no file named "LEGGIMI".  It is a link in the top-level index.html.
>>> The two files are
>>> Master/readme-txt.dir/README.IT
>>> Master/readme-html.dir/readme.it.html
>> I checked those files and the accents are right?!?!? E.g.:
>>        ...una grande varietà di ...
>>        ...installazione è chiamato...
>> I don't see what you (Angelo) are meaning?
>> Could it be a coding problem? The files are all in UTF-8, maybe you tried
>> to look at them in some different terminal encoding?
>> Best wishes
>> Norbert
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