> We're currently upgrading one of our 1.4.12 installations up to 1.5.8,
> before we upgrade to 1.6.5.
> Under 1.4.12, we have the setting "$wgUseLatin1 = false;" in
> LocalSettings.php, which the help page
> <http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:$wgUseLatin1> (very) briefly
> describes as "Enable ISO-8859-1 compatibility mode".
> Is this still necessary under 1.5.8? The help page says it's still in
> use, but it was not in the default 1.5 LocalSettings.php file.
This is obsolete, and is used only by the alternate 1.4->1.5 partial upgrader
which includes some limited ability to automatically convert old database entries.