bugunrtf - Bugs: bug #48132, Ancient Greek not handled properly

 
 

bug #48132: Ancient Greek not handled properly

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Sat 04 Jun 2016 06:14:11 PM UTC
   
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
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Sat 04 Jun 2016 06:14:11 PM UTC, original submission:  

When processing a document with ancient Greek characters, unrtf doesn't handle them properly.

1. It converts them to named entities, like α, instead of their standard unicode character.
2. It doesn't convert all characters. Some I suspect it can't do because there are no named entities for them (like accented characters); others it just seems to skip.

See the attached file, which consists of one word of 7 Greek letters, one with an accent. Every other character is skipped, including a line break.

The solution (for me) would be simply to leave the unicode as unicode.

Anonymous

 

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file #37387:  greek.rtf added by None (1KiB - text/rtf - Simple example of Greek text.)

 

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2016-06-04 None Attached File- Added greek.rtf, #37387

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