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Re: mhonarc -scan producing unwanted output for iso-8859-1 special characters
> > However, when I do
> > shell> mhonarc -quiet -nolock -reverse -scan -outdir www/2005/02
> > It produces subject lines like
> > =?iso-8859-1?q?Norwegischer_Bischof_Gunnar_J=2E_St=E5lsett_feier?=
> > That is not what I want -- I want it to produce the subject like the
> > mhonarc output pages.
> -scan is for terminal-based examination of archive contents.
> It does not invoke CHARSETCONVERTERS since CHARSETCONVERTERS is
> designed for conversion to HTML, not plain text.
> Will you provide more information on how you utilize -scan output?
> It may help in determining what the best solution to your problem is.
I use it to create a web page that has an index of the last 20 posts.
mhonarc -scan output is parsed and rewritten by a perl script
everytime there is a new post.
Thanks for your advice,
> BTW, if iso-8859-1 is the default encoding for the messages you
> archive, you may want to look at the DECODEHEADS resource. You could
> instruct mhonarc to decode the non-ASCII encoded text before storing
> the data in the archive. Therefore, when doing -scan, the non-encoded
> form the text will be shown.
I'm not clear on this. Given that I'm creating a web page,
do you think this is the right way?
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