Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Authors in HTML man pages

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From: "Olivier Biot" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 20:30:06 +0200
From: Ulf Lamping

| Olivier Biot wrote:
| >Hi list,
| >
| >If you replace the enclosing <p>...</p> of the 2 authors parts with
| ><pre encoding="utf8">...<pre> then the authors are correctly
| >in ethereal.html (at least, on MSIE6). I however have no time for
| >to look into how this can be fixed; for now I manually perform the
| >edits.
| >
| >
| >
| I've tested this with the current Mozilla 1.7 and it works the way
| describe it.

I tried it as I am working on another project where I have to work
(X)HTML. I then tried a common XML construct and it seems to work.

| Had a look at selfhtml (a comprehensive german html reference), but
| didn't find notes about the encoding attribute (at least in the html
| However, the conversion from plain text to html is done with the
| pod2html perl script from the makefile in the doc dir.
| As this script can't easily be changed (as it's not provided by us,
| part of the perl package),  I don't see an easy way to include this
| conversion.

You're correct. The only remaining solution is to provide a custom
post-processing script. I'll look into that option.