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Bug: German umlaute break WikiWords on Windows Server 2003

When clicking on a non-existant WikiWord that contains umlauts, the following edit-screen shows other characters than the umlauts, thus breaking the creation-process of the document. For full report and patch see GermanUmlauteOnWindowsServer2003AndWindowsXP.

Test case



TWiki version: TWikiRelease04Sep2004
TWiki plugins: DefaultPlugin, EmptyPlugin, InterwikiPlugin
Server OS: Windows Server 2003 SP1
Web server: Apache 1.3.33
Perl version: 5.8.7
Client OS: Windows Server 2003 SP1, Windows XP
Web Browser: latest Firefox, Mozilla, IE

-- JoachimBlum - 09 Nov 2005

Impact and Available Solutions

Follow up

Fix record


This now looks like a CPAN:CGI bug, in specific versions. Joachim, could you look at my comments on GermanUmlauteOnWindowsServer2003AndWindowsXP?

-- RichardDonkin - 11 Nov 2005

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