[sword-devel] Latvian NT add-in of the Sword project

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Wed Nov 14 12:26:14 MST 2007

Check the module in the beta repository. It is encoded correctly.


Kaspars wrote:
> Hello,
> The add-in of Latvian New Testament should be encoded differently
> (probably to unicode). Seems it's encoded with charset windows-1257
> now, and it means that if Latvians would like to read it, they should
> change in operating system settings the way how to display non-unicode
> characters. And that is bad solution - if the user works also with
> other languages, these settings will mess-up the display of other
> languages, because in the charset windows-1257 Latvian-specific
> characters are substituted with other Latin letters from extended
> Latin set from Unicode map (letters used in French, for example).
> Those non-ASCII characters which are used in Lithuanian are the same
> in Latvian, we use the same character set, and as I see, Lithuanian
> Bible is displayed correctly (it's unicode), while the Latvian not.
> Would it be possible to create new version of this add-in to be able
> to work with it, otherwise it's quite useless.
> Thanks for your work,

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