martin.norback at safelogic
Mar 21, 2002, 2:46 PM
GPA doesn't take into account the fact that user names are supposed to
be in UTF-8 format.
Since gpg uses UTF-8, user names produced using the gpg text interface
will look strange in the gpa gui.
More seriously, user names produced by the gui will not be valid UTF-8,
and will therefore be illegal.
The fix is to convert from UTF-8 to the system charset when displaying
names (perhaps display a ? if conversion is impossible), and to convert
from the system charset to UTF-8 when generating new keys (should always
Martin Norbäck Safelogic AB
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