[Zope-CMF] Charsets

Daniel Nouri daniel.nouri at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 20:24:37 EST 2009

Charlie Clark writes:

> Am 25.01.2009 um 08:35 schrieb Dieter Maurer:

>> 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?

Apparently, a fix for the problem I was talking about was attempted in
zope.publisher, but not propogated to Zope 2 as per Tres comment from
2008-06-16 from this (duplicate?) bug report.  There's also some working
patches for Zope 2 here:


I have no clue about the problem with character encodings used to serve
pages, nor am I sure if it's related at all.


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