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Hello

I would like to understand why does OCPortal run on Latine_,,, and not UTF8 from the beginning?

is there an advantage to using that format?
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PHP does not support UTF by standard.


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What about if you would allow a drop down menu on installation to choose which char-set
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Launchpad translations automatically trigger UTF, and we recommend everyone use Launchpad for translations.

In v8 we would enable UTF by default, using the code we've added to work around PHP's limitations.


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a little question ,,, do you think V8 will be released before the new year, because i have a site thats launching on 1st day 2012

and Id love to be up to date
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The chance of that is about 0% I'm afraid. We currently can find no funding for it's development due to the economic problems.


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