Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0

Subject: Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0
From: Andrew Dugas <Andrew -dot- Dugas -at- riverbed -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 12:22:18 -0700

We've seen some issues re: character encoding.

Right now, we are concerned that the MIF output is different in Frame 8.0, necessitating a character encoding config change in ePub (9.2.x).

For example, the copyright symbol is output differently:

>From Frame 7 MIF
<String `\xa9 1999-2005 '>

>From Frame 7 MIF
<String `© 1999-2005 '>

What we'd REALLY like is to use pure ASCII because we foresee other problems down the road....

Has anyone wrestled with this?


Andrew Dugas
Sr. Writer, Technical Publications
adugas -at- riverbed -dot- com<mailto:adugas -at- riverbed -dot- com>
Riverbed Technology
199 Fremont St
San Francisco, CA 94105


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