> >  Excuse me if you've tried this already, but check whether the encoding is  
>not
> > Western or something. UTF-8 or, in the case of many sites,  user-defined 
>encoding
> > works just fine. Please check
> >  http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?answer=95290 for more  
>info.
> 
> I didn't get what you said .

I should've been clearer. I wanted it to be set to utf-8 (if it is something 
else).
For some sites (which specify the encoding or fonts in HTML), you can try 
setting "user-defined".

- Sundar

 "That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for 
the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
- George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture



----- Original Message ----
> From: shirish शिरीष <shirisha...@gmail.com>
> To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> Sent: Fri, December 17, 2010 11:59:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Looking for Devanagri help - windows this 
> time 
>.
> 
> In-line :-
> 
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 11:36, BalaSundaraRaman <sundarbe...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >  Excuse me if you've tried this already, but check whether the encoding is  
>not
> > Western or something. UTF-8 or, in the case of many sites,  user-defined 
>encoding
> > works just fine. Please check
> >  http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?answer=95290 for more  
>info.
> 
> I didn't get what you said .
> 
> Shouldn't it be UTF-8 rather  than Western ?
> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/UTF-8
> 
> It is set to  UTF-8 .
> 
> > I'm not on Windows now, and hence, unable to go through the  above process.
> 
> That's not the point. Neither am I most of the time, Its  just that if
> we need to have some more people on regional language wikipedias  there
> should be an easy way to do that.
> 
> If somebody like me who has  little idea about things to try and does
> stuff, has to go through hoops in  order to get it right , then normal
> (read people who have no idea or interest  in tweaking or trying out
> things) are simply left in the cold.
> 
> I am  going to be trying now on GNU/Linux as well as I did see some
> inconsistencies  on my system as well. The Windows system will be with
> me overnight so if any  more experiments have to be done, can be done
> as well.
> 
> > -  Sundar
> >
> >  "That language is an instrument of human reason, and not  merely a medium 
>for
> > the expression of thought, is a truth generally  admitted."
> > - George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award  Lecture
> 
> -- 
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