[Tickets #5162] Re: Japanese Text Problems

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Fri Mar 30 17:51:50 UTC 2007


Ticket URL: http://bugs.horde.org/ticket/?id=5162
 Ticket             | 5162
 Updated By         | ned at itotrading.ca
 Summary            | Japanese Text Problems
 Queue              | Horde Groupware Webmail Edition
 Type               | Bug
 State              | Not A Bug
 Priority           | 2. Medium
 Owners             | 

ned at itotrading.ca (2007-03-30 10:51) wrote:

Hi Jan,

I am sorry.  I don't understand what you mean by " With no word you
responded to my last comment."

And regarding:

> With no word you responded to my last comment. Until you prove me 
> anything else, I insist that this is a setup problem on your side.

... I replied on the bug tracking thread as you suggested.  I have copied
and pasted them below for you to see again.

Please try to log into Horde in Japanese, then try the 3 problems I
describe below:

1) Text encoding issues in the interface.
2) Subject line can't handle Japanese text when sent from the webmail
3) The left hand sidebar doesn't display anything when opened after
selecting Japanese for the interface language.

Thank you.

- Ned.

Hi again, Jan.

It seems like Horde's bug tracking system can't handle Japanese text,
either. (Refer to my previous post. All Japanese text is displayed

It is probably a good thing that I sent the same information by email to

Here is another Japanese text test below:


- Ned.

> Hi Jan,
> Thanks for replying to my bug post. Below are 3 problems that still
> 1) Here is what displays when I use Shift_JIS:
> 116 フレ, 3キ・29, 2007
> 伊東敏秀 サンプル
> Do you see, before the "3" and after the "3"? Those characters are
> WRONG. (Characters for date and time do not display properly with
> Shift_JIS.)
> But when I switch to EUC-JP I get this:
> 116 木, 3月 29, 2007
> ����q�/a>
> �T���v��
> The date is displayed correctly (the character for tree, or Thursday,
> is before the 3, and the character for moon or month is after the 3.)
> But please notice, the sender's name and the email subject don't
> display properly.
> Also, in EUC-JP, the Horde menus are displayed as question marks.
> In UTF-8, none of the characters display properly. It gives this:
> 116 ��, 3�� 29, 2007
> �ɓ��q�G
> �T���v��
> 2) When we write an email from Horde's webmail interface, Japanese in
> the body will be sent correctly, but Japanese in the subject title is
> not displayed correctly. I will send an email to you from Horde's
> webmail interface to show you this problem.
> 3) The Horde sidebar disappears (even when activated) when the
> language setting is set to Japanese.
> I would appreciate if you could take a look at these issues for us
> once again.
> Thanks.
> - Ned Milburn.

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