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Re: mhonarc -scan producing unwanted output for iso-8859-1 special characters
Just checking on this -
given that my final output is a webpage that is iso-8859-1 encoded,
what advice is there for producing good output from mhonarc -scan ?
On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 05:05:19PM -0500, Michael de Beer wrote:
> > > 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.
> See http://www.wfn.org/
> 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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