[horde] Horde 3.1.5 with non-ascii category names broken?

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Oct 9 09:22:54 UTC 2007

Zitat von Marcus <hordelist at quantentunnel.de>:

> Marcus wrote:
>> i just updated from Horde 3.1.3 and Kronolith H3 (2.1.3)
>> to Horde 3.1.5 and Kronolith H3 (2.1.6)
>> After the update i noted that one category is missing it's colors on the
>> Horde portal page and in Kronolith -haven't tested other modules. This
>> category has a special german caracter 'ä' in it's name (Umlaut). I have
>> 4 different categorys, all defined in horde's prefs.php and locked.
>> When editing / creating an event in Kronolith the category name isn't
>> displayed properly, the special character is show as ? when viewed as
>> UTF-8 Page. When i change the webbrowser's characterset for the page to
>> ISO-8859-15 the special character is shown correctly while everything
>> else on the page fails.
>> I think there's somewhere a missing/wrong character conversion. I guess
>> this also affects other non-ascii characters in category names like they
>> have in spainish, french or swedish, but didn't test this.
> I solved the problem by saving the prefs.php file as UTF-8.
> Maybe there should be a hint added to the config files (at least to the
> description in horde/config/prefs.php.dist) and the config files should
> be distributed as UTF-8 files.
> Considering the small change in version numbering, and not delivering
> the config files as UTF-8 and a lot of editors w/o UTF-8 support, maybe
> i'm still wrong and this is only another workaround?

It's a side effect of this change to Horde 3.1.4:  
http://cvs.horde.org/diff.php?r1=1.183&r2=1.184&f=framework%2FPrefs%2FPrefs.php which is a fix for this bug:  


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