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posted by NCommander on Sunday February 16 2014, @10:13PM   Printer-friendly
from the ¡sᴉɥʇ-sǝlpuɐɥ-ʍou-ǝʇᴉs-ǝɥʇ dept.
So, after dealing with a bit of monkeying with the database, I'm pleased to announce that Soylent should (in theory) have support for UTF-8 starting immediately. Now obviously this isn't well tested, so this is your chance to break the site in two, consider the comments below to be "open season" so to speak. I know the comment preview has some issues with UTF-8 (and it only works at all in Plain Text or HTML modes)

For purposes of breakage, anything that breaks the site layout/Reply To/Parent/Moderate buttons, or breaks any comments beyond itself is considered bad. We need to stop those. If you can break it (which shouldn't be hard), you earn a cookie, and I'll get you in the CREDITS file as something awesome.

For comments that are just plain unreadable, moderation will take care of them, and that isn't considered a bug. So go forth and BREAK my minions! ()}:o)↺
 
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  • (Score: 1) by xaxa on Tuesday February 18 2014, @07:49PM

    by xaxa (1489) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @07:49PM (#1848)

    At present, there's nothing stopping someone from writing in German, French, Spanish, or many other languages using Latin letters (more or less). Since it doesn't happen, I don't think we need to worry.

    (But if I post in a quote with an em-dash: — or some “proper†‘quotes,’ maybe an arrow → or temperature (0°C) it won't make a mess.)

    (Nope, looks like it's going to make a mess.)