WIP-pyshapelib-Unicode issues

Bram de Greve bram.degreve at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 16:30:23 CET 2008

Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> Maybe I do not know enough about how this all works.
> I am only trying to help you by asking questions and suggesting general 
> things. 
> My conception is that there are .dbf files (or group of files within a 
> "shapefile") that we do not know the encoding of.
> For them we need the selection button, 
> because Thuban cannot determine the encoding by itself.
> As for the default of what to create, I think we make it a logic
> coming out of the current language from the locale and what is most commonly 
> created by other up-todate .shp and .dbf tools.
> The user should be able to override the default by setting a variable
> in thubanstart.py, I agree.

I can agree with this.


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