Chinese characters in the cache page

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Team GraMon
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Chinese characters in the cache page

Post by Team GraMon » 27 December 09 7:21 pm

This seems to only be in the first part where you see the intro to the cache.

Does not seem to effect the the description part.

Does every one see the chinese characters? or is it both our browsers playing up?

example:- not logged in

Welcome to Team GraMon's second cache
An easy 2 part cache in Shepparton. 隫ೞ整耀È䑒剅刭䝉呈›〣〰〰‰瀱⁸潳楬㭤䈠剏䕄ⵒ佔㩐⌠〰〰〰ㄠ硰猠汯摩※但呎圭䥅䡇㩔戠汯㭤䘠乏ⵔ䥓䕚›㌱硰※䅂䭃則問䑎›㘣㤶㘹㬶䈠剏䕄ⵒ䕌呆›〣〰〰‰瀱⁸潳楬㭤圠䑉䡔›㜳瀵㭸䌠䱏剏›桷瑩㭥䰠义ⵅ䕈䝉呈›〲硰※佂䑒剅䈭呏佔㩍⌠〰〰〰ㄠ硰猠汯摩※䕔员䄭䥌乇›散瑮牥㬠

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Welcome to Team GraMon's second cache
An easy 2 part cache in Shepparton. 뇖೾ᎀ耀D̙䘣耀&g㐀耀⼽̙䘄耀"汹e

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Re: Chinese characters in the cache page

Post by mtbikeroz » 27 December 09 7:46 pm

I have seen the chinese & OTHER unrecogniseable characters appear several times in the listings, but they are not there the next day or gone in a few days. No pattern, just random caches, times, and have seen it at the beginning and end of the description.
Haven't seen any for a year or so now.

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Re: Chinese characters in the cache page

Post by stringy » 27 December 09 8:02 pm

I remember when I was trying to put a picture on a cache page so on the geocaching.com site.

So I tried to get the pictures on with the geocaching.com.au site and went to the geocaching.com. site and those funny symbols came up. :shock:

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Re: Chinese characters in the cache page

Post by caughtatwork » 27 December 09 9:10 pm

It's a known bug at GC.com where there is a conversion issue from UTF-8 to whatever they are storing in their database.

There's nothing you can do about it I'm afraid, it's all at their end to fix.

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