Re: htdig: French Characters again !

Gilles Detillieux (
Tue, 8 Dec 1998 10:02:36 -0600 (CST)

According to Defranould:
> I still have problems with french such as é, â, û, è...
> I explain :
> When a word (ie : décret) is into META-description or META-keywords, it
> is OK htdig indexes well. But when this "décret" is not into META-TAG
> but is in the plain text (in the page !) htdig indexes wrongly. I've got
> the impression it only indexes "d" and "cret" or something like that
> because when I search for "décret" or "decret" I've got 210 matches and
> when I only search for "cret" I have 772 matches and all of these 772
> matches are "cret" in the word "decret" !
> I already put locale: fr_FR.ISO_8859-1 in htdig.conf but that didn't
> change this point.
> Please help !!!!!

Maybe the locale stuff isn't working properly, or isn't setup yet, on your
system. What operating system version are you running?

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