[jdev] Authentication Patch for Yahoo-t in CVS
pfc at terrapin.com
Sun Jun 27 19:14:21 CDT 2004
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Nick Birren wrote:
| Actually, it seems that yahoo changed something it the
| character encoding in its latest version - I get the
| same problem when working with other IM clients as
| well (e.g. Trillian).
| If I use UTF-8 enconding in the transport
| configuration it works fine, but then older clients
| show the UTF-8 encoding of non-7-bit-ASCII chars as
| they probably expect CP1252...
| I'll try to dig into this more later - I'd be happy to
| know if others (French or German speaking folks...)
| are experiencing this as well, or otherwise I may be
| missing something trivial.
Very good catch. I have no Yahoo! buddies with accented characters in
their names, and all of them speak English natively. If you find this is
the case, I can add code to "disable" the character conversion, or add a
note to set the conversion to UTF-8.
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