> what do you mean by "inserted into the form"? Put there by the dtml-method in a dtml-var statement.
> That the response contains a single byte where you properties > contain character whose unicode value is greater than 127 ? Yes > how have you checked this? if so, thats a bug. In a Hex editor... The character 'æ' for instance is inserted as '0xE6' in the returned HTML. > > Secondly, the type attribute of all inputfields contain an extra > > ':utf8:' that we assumed is a server directive to interpret the > > contents as UTF-8. This apperently what crashes when storing the > > second time. > > This is a directive to tell zope when you submit the form > that your browser will have encoded the form response using > utf-8. Browsers stupidly dont put this information anywhere > more suitable. Yeah, we figured this would be similar to ':method'. > What browser are you using? is it correctly using utf8 for > this page? (for example, Mozilla has a View/Encoding menu > that can override server-supplied encoding information) We have so far tried Opera 6, IE 6 and Mozilla 1.1. > > lib/python/OFS/dtml/properties.dtml contains the following > > that seems to us to be debug code: > > <dtml-call "REQUEST.set('management_page_charset','UTF-8')"> > > <dtml-var "u''"> > > and several ':utf8:' directives. > > > > When we removed those, it worked fine. Was this dtml-method > > merged in mistakenly > > Those are supposed to be there. The first inserts the > text/html;charset=utf-8 header into the management page. > The second ensures that the dtml which computes this page > content returns a unicode object. > > If the dtml returns a unicode object, then ZPublisher looks > at the charset header to determine how to encode it. This is DTML/ZOPE internal, right? I though the first two letters to signify endianness 'FFFE' or 'FEFF', tells you that this is UTF-8. The u'' string is not on the firs line. > please put ib/python/OFS/dtml/properties.dtml back the way is > was originally, then send me > > 1. which browser you are using I am using Opera 6.02, but we are seeing it on all browsers. > 2. a export file containing one object that demonstrates the problem. It is on every property page in the whole site, but see the attached .zexp of /standard_template.pt > 3. a copy of the page obtained using wget or similar. > (please dont use your browsers 'save' feature because > that sometimes performs transcoding) I used wget... -- Arnar Lundesgaard