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task #11968: Add option for setting char which is used to replace unknown chars.

Submitter:  Mika Suomalainen <mkaysi>
Submitted:  Thu 29 Mar 2012 12:42:23 PM UTC
Category:  display Should Start On:  Thu 29 Mar 2012 12:00:00 AM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Thu 29 Mar 2012 12:00:00 AM UTC Priority:  * 5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
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Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Planned Release:  None IRC nick:  Mkaysi
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Thu 29 Mar 2012 12:49:11 PM UTC, comment #1: 

� could be a nice symbol for replacing unknown chars. XChat is using it too. But since it's Unicode char, and WeeChat user might not use Unicode, there should be a configuration variable for changing it.

From GNOME Character Map:

> �
> General Character Properties
> In Unicode since: 1.1
> Unicode category: Symbol, Other
>  Various Useful Representations
> UTF-8: 0xEF 0xBF 0xBD
> UTF-16: 0xFFFD
> C octal escaped UTF-8: \357\277\275
> XML decimal entity: &#65533;
> Annotations and Cross References
> Notes:
>  • used to replace an incoming character whose value is unknown > or unrepresentable in Unicode
>  • compare the use of U+001A <control> as a control character
> to indicate the substitute function

Mika Suomalainen <mkaysi>
Thu 29 Mar 2012 12:42:23 PM UTC, original submission:  

The latest time when I asked about this on IRC:

15:36:40     Mkaysi | I am having a problem with charsets. I don't know is another party replacing all Ä and Ö letters with ?,
                    | because ? is used as unknown character replacer in WeeChat.

Mika Suomalainen <mkaysi>


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