[sword-devel] AmTract Encoding

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 25 20:18:12 MST 2007

On Oct 25, 2007, at 6:45 PM, Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Oct 2007, DM Smith wrote:
>> But it is too late to change Sword now. It is an issue of backward
>> compatibility. There is no way to teach older apps to understand an
>> Encoding=cp1252. It would only be of value going forward (i.e.
>> MinimumVersion=1.5.11).
> Actually I didn't think about API but documentation. All documentation
> should speak explicitly about cp1252, never latin1.

It is documented at http://www.crosswire.org/wiki/index.php/ 

Take a look at the conf entry for Encoding. If that is not clear  
enough, feel free to improve it.

> The wiki pages would
> be a good start - from there I got the impression that I could use
> QString::to/fromLatin1(). Now I see I was reading a bit carelessly,  
> but
> there is no need to mention latin1 at all.

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