I am currently having problems sorting out utf8 encoding through the following chain of events, and I would GREATLY
appreciate any help anyone can offer. I need to do the following, in a Zope 2.9.2-, python 2.4.3 setup (I have also
tried this on Zope 2.10.4 with the uniocode patch for MySQLDA and get slightly different equally annoying results).
1. Read and parse a file encoded as utf8 - currently done with an external
2. send it to a page to edit as utf8
3. save it from the page into a mysql database as utf8
This is slightly complicated by the fact that steps 2 and 3 need to happen via XMLHttpRequest calls, and the data is
sent serialized as JSON
Anyone done anything similar with success ?
Currently when I export stuff from my database for the end client I am having to change %uXXXX in the text into \uXXXX
then decode the string as 'latin1', further decode it as 'unicode_escape', then recode it as 'utf8'.
This seems slightly 'dangerous'.
Thanks for any help - this has cost me far too much time already.
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