Yves Bastide wrote:
As you already mentioned setting default-zpublisher-encoding to
'utf-8' doesn't really work. Just found that DT_Util.join_unicode has
'latin-1' hardcoded, so properties with other encodings are not
supported by manage_propertiesForm.
Given that I don't think we have to support other
default_zpublisher_encodings than 'latin-1'.
As AJ answered me
properties should use the u- types (ustring, utext). So the way to
proceed could be:
Well. So far we talked about utf-8 encoded strings, not about Python
* document that only iso-8859-1 \inter default_encoding string/text
properties are supported
* ensure that the unicode types work (e.g.,
TarballExportContext.writeDataFile don't accept unicode text)
* change GenericSetup users (CMF, CPS) to use u* when needed (e.g.
title, description). Yep, sure :-)
If we don't switch directly to a Zope3 style schema+form solution.
Anyway we have to provide a migration path for the persistent iso-8859-1
strings. That is a big project. Volunteers are welcome.
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