bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Jan 3 02:14:11 CET 2008
On Thursday 03 January 2008 02:07, Bram de Greve wrote:
> - when creating a new shapefile in Thuban, it now automatically will
> create an UTF-8 encoded DBF file. You will see this by an accompanying
> .CPG file. This is necessary, as the UTF-8 encoding cannot be set by
> the LDID field in the DBF file itself. ArcView should understand this
> .CPG file though (they're the ones using it ;)
I wonder what should be the default.
Is it possible to switch to old behaviour?
Are ut-8 dbf files standard with shapefiles now?
> - all strings read from shapefiles are now passed to Thuban as unicode
> strings. But when viewing shapefiles with exotic UTF-8 content (and I
> mean _exotic_ ;) things bork. Be warned ...
What does "bork" mean in this context?
We probably should take at least a little effort to not make Thuban break
completely when it encounters strange stuff, so where is the problem coming
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