Subject: Re: MSWord import
From: Martin Vermeer (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Nov 10 2000 - 02:38:38 CST
On Fri, Nov 10, 2000 at 11:43:42AM +0400, Vlad Harchev wrote:
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> To: Martin Sevior <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: Dom Lachowicz <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: MSWord import
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> On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Martin Sevior wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I should say I import english and russian docs without any trouble on RH6.0
> with yesterday's AW.
> But last time I saw text.c from wv I had impression that it wouldn't work on
> RH7 correctly (leading to results you described).
> Are you both using RH7 now?
> If yes, all invocations of iconv() in text.c should be hacked to swap bytes
> properly (if they are not already).
> > On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > I've encountered a show-stopper: MSWord docs no longer import for me. This
> > > is *not* a bug in wv. I would know... wv still works fine, I've tested it
> > > extensively tonight. All of the characters get re-mapped to question marks,
So, Dom... did you ever get around to fixing the byte order/iconv
problem that was reported for RH7.0 in the wvware list? I see nothing
in CVS, still you claim wv works fine for you (under RH7?)
Your proposal was to use a wrapper like abiword does.
> > > which happens to be the fallback char in XAP_EncodingManager.cpp. Will
> > > someone please fix this?
> > >
> > Wow. I was just using Abi to read word documents on RedHat 6.2. It was
> > great.
> > This must be a iconv problem again :-(
> > Martin
> Best regards,
-- Martin Vermeer firstname.lastname@example.org Helsinki University of Technology Department of Surveying P.O. Box 1200, FIN-02015 HUT, Finland :wq
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