[sword-devel] Umlauts don't work in the Windows GUI

Chris Little sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 6 Nov 2002 20:12:29 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 6 Nov 2002, Joachim Ansorg wrote:

> Troy or Chris,
> I got reports that the german umlauts will not be displayed in Windows using 
> the two modules I prepared (GerLut1545 and Augustinus).
> I encoded them as ü etc., as it's common in HtML/ThML. Are there any 
> hints how to make them working or is this a bug in the Windows frontend?

Everything should be encoded as UTF-8.  The only SGML escapes you should 
use are & and <.  It's smaller and requires less processing for 
searching & display.