[Clipart] clipart-authority-control.pl and propagate-metadata.pl patches
ocalocal at btinternet.com
Fri Apr 29 08:30:04 PDT 2005
> However, ...
> > svg_annotate can probably wait, but svg_validate handles all of the
> > files during the release process.
It's just as well you thought of this, as I had overlooked it.
> This turns out not to be the case, upon closer inspection. The
> metadata are written out in text format, but as far as the actual SVG
> files themselves, it seems these are only handled by File::Copy, which
> is a widely deployed module and presumably gets things right. So
> <famous-last-words>everything should be fine</famous-last-words>.
Not quite: the .txt files need to be in UTF-8, otherwise they won't be
able to contain all the necessary characters. So the open statement
on line 134 needs to be fixed.
I think the browse script on the website can already handle non-ASCII
characters in the .txt files, as long as they are in UTF-8. It just
copies the bytes unchanged to the XHTML page, so it doesn't need to do
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