Testing locale change from gnucash 1.8 to gnucash-g2

David Hampton hampton-gnucash at rainbolthampton.net
Sat Sep 24 12:49:30 EDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-09-24 at 18:21 +0200, Didier Vidal wrote:

> However, from my tests, gnucash still doesn't follow the XML standard:
>    - It will save your files in the locale's charset without writing the
> encoding in the header.

The G2 branch should be changed to write files in utf-8 regardless of
locale.  I've not looked at the libxml2 libraries so I don't know how
hard this would be.

> It would be better to write the encoding in the XML file. I'll try to
> see if I can find time to make a patch for it, but I can't promise
> anything. So, if someone volunteers in the mailing list, let me know :-)

Probably a good idea to write the encoding even if the file is utf-8.


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