[CalendarServer-users] UTF-8 Encoding Problem

Cyrus Daboo cdaboo at apple.com
Thu Dec 7 17:05:27 PST 2006

Hi Frank,

--On December 8, 2006 1:51:33 AM +0100 Frank Strauß 
<strauss at ibr.cs.tu-bs.de> wrote:

> I just started playing with the CalendarServer. During my first attempts
> to PUT events on the server (using Mulberry for now) I observed a bug,
> which you are probably already aware off, since Wilfredo also has a
> non-ASCII character in his name. :-)...
> When a request submitted to the server contains non-ascii characters,
> the server raises an error like this:
> 2006/12/08 01:01 +0200 [-] "Error while handling (calendar) PUT: 'ascii'
> codec can't encode character u'\\xdf' in position 321: ordinal not in
> range(128)"

This is a bug in Mulberry - its not sending utf-8 as it should, but instead 
iso-8859-1 or something. I guess I will kick the Mulberry person and get 
them to fix it :-)

Cyrus Daboo

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