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Unread postby Deejay100six » August 26th, 2008, 2:07 pm

Hi everyone,

Could someone tell me what is causing this?
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I have seen this a couple of times before so i know its not related to this particular page. Is it an MWR problem or am i infected somehow??
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Re: Strange occurrences

Unread postby Rodav » August 26th, 2008, 2:33 pm

When the forum software was upgraded to phpBB3 a while ago some characters like you can see appeared here and there in the older posts, it's nothing to worry about. :)
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Re: Strange occurrences

Unread postby Deejay100six » August 26th, 2008, 3:02 pm

Thanks very much, but i have just come across this on another site.

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Done... Done... Done... Done and done! No chages noted. No real fixes noted.


Do you think its just a similar issue there?
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Re: Strange occurrences

Unread postby Axephilic » August 26th, 2008, 11:48 pm

Either that or they are using a different character encoding. :)
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Re: Strange occurrences

Unread postby Odd dude » August 27th, 2008, 6:59 am

I believe the software conversion caused all 'non-normal' characters to morph (I mean characters like *~'^%" etc)
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Re: Strange occurrences

Unread postby ChrisRLG » August 27th, 2008, 8:27 am

Axephilic wrote:Either that or they are using a different character encoding. :)


Correct.

V3 uses a different encoding than v2 used.

The main problems were where quotes or copy data was copied from such as word documents which use opening and closing quotes instead of the standard " and ' codes. Those and things like the copyright sign etc are coded differently in the two versions.
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Re: Strange occurrences

Unread postby Deejay100six » September 5th, 2008, 10:42 pm

Thanks guys,

I think i understand, but if i don't, its hardly more important than my training. :lol:
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