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UTF-8 Support
MU Denizens,

After 10 years of putting it off, I finally converted the site to UTF-8. There are no doubt still issues to work out, and I'd appreciate if you could reply to this thread or post bug reports in the suggestions forum if you find one. This will lead to better things to come! ?

Thank you,
Staff
Posted by Manick on 
July 14th 8:55am
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» VawX on July 14th, 2018, 2:16am

I was like, "Oh mangaupdates has a software updates after I don't know when" mmm...
Thanks, any improvement is nice, I'll report here if I found some bugs mmm...

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» metroid on July 14th, 2018, 3:48pm

The releases past page 100 gives error. Please fix it asap.

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» Dr. Love on July 14th, 2018, 4:26pm

Like above said it gives this error: "Please refine you query."

It gives this same error when you want to open group convos too.

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» Manick on July 15th, 2018, 3:11pm

Reverted that change.

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» neuron2 on July 17th, 2018, 7:53am

If the site wasn't UTF-8 before, then how did you manage to display CJK characters?

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» Manick on July 17th, 2018, 8:34pm

We used htmlentities(). It converted them into "〹" This mostly worked, but didn't work with everything. Converting to UTF-8 consisted of converting all the database tables to UTF-8, then running a script to convert those entities to the appropriate UTF-8 character.

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» Huss on July 20th, 2018, 2:49pm

what does that mean for us?

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» Manick on July 20th, 2018, 8:20pm

Generally it means you can use the full unicode set ... among other things this means emoji: https://unicode.org/emoji/charts/full-emoji-list.html ?

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» butako chan on July 21st, 2018, 1:25am

Thank you for the hard work! I appreciate this site so much!

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