charlie at begeistert.org
Sun Jan 25 06:38:26 EST 2009
Am 25.01.2009 um 08:35 schrieb Dieter Maurer:
> Wow. Some magic in "formlib" deviating from the Zope2 standard
Maybe. But then formlib is not really a standard Zope 2 approach. The
one thing I do find weird is that PreferredCharsets() is called for
each field in a form.
> But, if this is true, we do not understand Charlie's observations:
> When I understood him right, he is using formlib and he is observing
> problems with the charsets.
> He found out that this has to do with IE browsers sending an
> empty "Accept-Charsets" header which is turned by Zope's
> "preferredCharset" into "iso-8859-1".
> But when the same charset is used on both form delivery and
> on form processing he should not see a problem with mismatched
Actually the problems occur as soon as you use different browsers with
> Of course, "iso-8859-1" may not be approriate for form delivery --
> and may result in funny special characters in non-western countries.
As Daniel noted UTF-8 should be default. I had a quick look at the
source of the appropriate module and couldn't see where the broken
"magic" was happening. It's probably a bit beyond me but is the first
thing to write a test that we know currently breaks?
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