[OAI-implementers] Experimental OAI Registry at UIUC
Thomas G. Habing
Fri, 10 Oct 2003 12:22:09 -0500
Caroline Arms wrote:
> As a small aside, special characters are not being handled gracefully.
> When I view http://oai.grainger.uiuc.edu/registry/details.asp?id=103 in
> Netscape 7.02 or IE 6.0 the description and title in cyrillic for the
> grabill set are not coming through. I realize there are a lot of things
> that could be wrong (and haven't had time for detective work). Are other
> seeing the same problem?
> Thanks again for the tool and summary reports.
The cyrillic problem should be solved. Looks like my strings were passing
through one-too-many character encoding conversions.
Any other respositories with similar character display problems should be
corrected the next time I do an automated reharvest. If you would like to
expedite that process just send me a note, and I'll force a manual reharvest
of your particular repository.
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