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[mkgmap-dev] broken charset in latest mkgmap

From Rich richlv at nakts.net on Fri Mar 18 19:26:08 GMT 2011

On 03/18/11 21:21, Felix Hartmann wrote:
> On 18.03.2011 20:15, Rich wrote:
>> On 03/18/11 20:42, Felix Hartmann wrote:
>>> On 18.03.2011 19:29, WanMil wrote:
>>>> Should we print out a warning if someone still uses the options charset
>>>> and/or lower-case? Or should we remove these options?
>>>> This seems to be a common pitfall since the index branch has been
>>>> merged.
>>>> WanMil
>>>> Am 18.03.2011 16:47, schrieb Henning Scholland:
>>> that would probably be good. As well as removing lower-case as it does
>>> not work anyhow... (or noone could yet report it working).
>> lowercase works on etrex vista hcx for non-rotated text (so most
>> labels and popups), doesn't work in rotated text) street labels
>> note that it's just lowercase, not lowercase+diacritic (still haven't
>> coerced the unit to display them properly. got a seriously messed up
>> answer from garmin. considering writing a rant for /. )
> Well then maybe it should be changed to not be used for street labels -
> not seen a single gps that supports it for street labels.

i'd suggest either leaving as is, or adding another option to skip it 
for street labels - when new units/firmware comes out, it might be 
useful to try whether they finally have decided to fix it

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