r6442 - trunk/BOOK/general/genutils

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat Jan 20 23:17:44 PST 2007

alexander at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/genutils/xscreensaver.xml
> -    command is used to remove UTF-8 encoding from one of the installed
> -    manual pages.</para>
> +    command replaces the UTF-8 encoded character <quote>ö</quote>
> +    with its ASCII equivalent <quote>oe</quote> in one of the installed
> +    manual pages. Without this, <application>Man-DB</application> would
> +    interpret these two bytes as ISO-8859-1, resulting in
> +    the wrong <quote>ö</quote> characters.</para>
> +    <!-- The sed is not needed for xscreensaver-5.0.1, and the manual page
> +    has the "oe" characters there. -->

The wording on the Perl Modules page is acceptable, that's why I didn't do 
any changes there.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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