[sword-devel] Xiphos 3.0.0 released
d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk
Fri Feb 13 07:41:14 MST 2009
These particular accented vowels are part of ANSI, so the reference to UTF8
content was superfluous even through also true.
é = ANSI 233
ó = ANSI 243
Does Windows even allow usernames to include UTF8 characters way beyond ANSI
If so, then is Xiphos 3.0.1 going to be fully compliant with UTF8 usernames
for Windows, or just the rest of the ANSI set beyond lowercase z (ANSI 122)
Karl Kleinpaste-2 wrote:
> Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> writes:
>> I've done the bug report in the way you ask. Thanks. This one is
>> eminiently repeatable.
> We'll be taking a look, thanx.
> To my personal horror, Rubén Gómez of Bible Software Review learned of
> our release -- I had given him a heads-up about 10 days ago -- and found
> it completely failing when he ran it. It turns out that his Windows
> username, rubén, causes grief because of the UTF8 content, the accented
> 'e'. Matthew nailed down the problem and consequently we will be
> releasing a quickly patched 3.0.1 Real Soon Now.
> Around last August, I had some long email correspondence with Rubén
> about (then-)GnomeSword and related matters and we had some difficulty
> with the installation process because in Linux he's a Ubuntu user. I
> had hoped ever so much for a perfect introduction, but alas he managed
> to be literally our sole failure case.
> We're hoping for better experiences as soon as 3.0.1 is done.
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