Multi Byte Character Support in Bugzilla 3.x (was Japanese Localization of Bugzilla?)

Vitaly Fedrushkov vitaly.fedrushkov at
Fri Jan 18 23:25:22 UTC 2008

Good $daytime,

Arthur Barrett wrote:
> Can you use UTF8 in templates?  The release notes for 2.22 state 'now
> use UTF-8 encoding for all pages, automatically. It will also send
> emails in UTF-8' but Atsushi Shimono's comments suggest that support for
> UTF8 is limited to the ASCII 'portion'?  The only open bugs I can see
> that would be relavent are UTF8 filenames for attachments [328628] and
> comments not wrapping in UTF8[388723] (and maybe [395505] one about
> garbled characters that is new).

There are some more issues, affecting one or more locales:

> If someone can clarify the status and the plans that'd be very helpful
> thanks.

We go hunting for these with l10n team, formed at last Bugzilla meeting:


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