bugGNU nano - Bugs: bug #38888, can't read UTF-16 encoded files

 
 

bug #38888: can't read UTF-16 encoded files

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Submitted on:  Sat 04 May 2013 05:38:05 PM UTC  
 
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
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Mon 02 Sep 2013 10:38:17 PM UTC, comment #3:

My apologies, but I have not had the time to get a fix for this to work. I'm not going to be doing any more work on nano for the time being.

Bob Hogg <rwhogg>
Tue 18 Jun 2013 12:38:11 PM UTC, comment #2:

Based on a cursory source code reading, it appears that nano only specifically supports UTF-8. However, adding support for UTF-16 might not be too difficult. I'll try and add support for it myself over the next few weeks, and if it works I can send you a patch or something. No promises that I'll be able to get it to work though.

Bob Hogg <rwhogg>
Sat 04 May 2013 05:40:02 PM UTC, comment #1:

This is for nano 2.2.6.

Anonymous
Sat 04 May 2013 05:38:05 PM UTC, original submission:

Nano can't read UTF-16 encoded files, shows garbage. Such a file is attached to this bug report.

Anonymous

 

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file #28017:  local_settings.txt added by None (3kB - text/plain)

 

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