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Top Forums Programming Issue with Keyboard or Char Encoding During Migration Post 303046264 by Neo on Tuesday 28th of April 2020 11:25:12 PM
Old 04-29-2020
Hi Dennis,

I think we are done with this odd encoding issue for now.

We need to stick with the plan of comparing old to new, with links for each; but we are moving off that target so let's call this task done.

Thanks for your help.

If anyone has links to posts in the new forums which have errors which are not in the old forums, please post both links and let me know what you found comparing old and new. Let's stick to my instruction of testing "bottom up" which means comparing the old with the new, posting the two links to each one (old and new) with details of what is different.

Continue here: Please Help Integrity Test New Discourse Forums V2

Otherwise, let's move on to other tasks.

Thanks so much for your help again!

I am going close this sidebar issues thread on encoding because people are not providing links to old versus new, but are posting information with no links to compare, so please forgive me for pointing this out, but if people are going to not follow our testing instructions and are going to post without posting links to old v. new, then it's best we stop and move on to other tasks. This testing phase is not about "speculation". It is brute force, bottom up testing.

Anyway, I'm done with this side bar task for now.. I know exactly what the issues are related to this encoding issue. Most originate from in the original forums and the vast majority of those are spam posts which are not public. I'm not going to waste time cleansing spam, LOL nor writing code for remote outliers caused by strange encoding issues originating in old forums.

Thanks again for all the great testing, everyone!

Great job!

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gswitchit-plugins-capplet(1)					   User Commands				      gswitchit-plugins-capplet(1)

gswitchit-plugins-capplet - administer plugins for the Keyboard Indicator panel application SYNOPSIS
gswitchit-plugins-capplet [gnome-std-options] DESCRIPTION
gswitchit-plugins-capplet is generally used by the Keyboard Indicator panel application, but can also be invoked from the command line. gswitchit-plugins-capplet administers the plugins that are used by the Keyboard Indicator panel application. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: gnome-std-optionStandard options available for use with most GNOME applications. See gnome-std-options(5) for more information. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Launching gswitchit-plugins-capplet example% gswitchit-plugins-capplet ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
See environ(5). EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/gswitchit-plugiExecutable to administer plugins for the Keyboard Indicator panel application ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-utility_applets | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |External | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform. gkb_xmmap(1), gnome-keybinding-properties(1), gnome-keyboard-layout(1), gnome-keyboard-properties(1), xmodmap(1), gnome-std-options(5) NOTES
Written by Matt Keenan, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2004. SunOS 5.10 6 Sep 2004 gswitchit-plugins-capplet(1)

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