Phillip Pearson - web + electronics notes

tech notes and web hackery from a new zealander who was vaguely useful on the web back in 2002 (see: python community server, the blogging ecosystem, the new zealand coffee review, the internet topic exchange).


bzero 0.14 available

bzero now does unicode. It should now correctly read both UTF-8 and ISO-8859-1 text files, and convert everything to valid HTML (in { format) when upstreaming.

What this means is that on Windows you can use notepad to edit your blog posts, write something in the language of your choice, save as UTF-8 (not "Unicode" - that means something else in notepad), and have everything upstream and display properly. かっこいい!

Note that currently it only works for the contents of posts, not the titles or your blogroll. That will come in release 0.15. (Along with a way to edit posts without having to know Python syntax :)

Enjoy! (Download here: bzero)
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