fixing all the not-properly-displaying characters that have suddenly appeared in the appdb

Rosanne DiMesio dimesio at
Wed Dec 17 08:48:27 CST 2008

On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 14:13:31 +0100
Alexander Nicolaysen Sørnes <alex at> wrote:

> On Tuesday 16 December 2008 20:52:04 Rosanne DiMesio wrote:
> > Since the change to the new design, AppDB entries have been displaying
> > either a ? (Firefox, Konqueror, Opera) or a blank rectangle (IE in Windows)
> > in place of a variety of special characters, including anything with an
> > umlaut (bug 16514). I've played around with it a bit, and the entries can
> > be fixed by manually editing them, but before I undertake the task, I
> > figured I'd better ask if this is something that could be fixed more easily
> > (e.g., changing a setting on the server).
> Could you provide a link to a page where this problem is shown?

Rosanne DiMesio <dimesio at>

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