Re: [greenstone-users] encoding problem under linux

From John R. McPherson
DateMon, 3 May 2004 09:08:49 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] encoding problem under linux
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On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 03:23:15PM +0200, jens wille wrote:

> i have to build a collection from plain text files which contain
> non-ascii characters - originally they are encoded in ISO-8859-1
> (windows ansi).
>
> the problem now is that i use these files to create a metadata.xml
> by extracting text and inserting it into meta tags. as a consequence
> this yields a "not well formed" metadata.xml!

Hi,
in Greenstone the metadata.xml files must be encoded using UTF-8.

Hope this helps
John McPherson