Bug: 1.0.5: High-ASCII characters in user IDs not properly displayed
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon May 28 20:55:01 CEST 2001
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> writes:
> On Mon, 28 May 2001, Thomas Gebhardt wrote:
> > User IDs floating around. Shouldn't it be possible to import
> > these keys into gnupg, converting the User ID into UTF-8?
> You can't convert them because they are signed and furthermore
> there is no way to figure out which character set was used.
Perhaps we could assume that the string is encoded in ISO-8859-1 if
this assumption doesn't lead to control characters in the string?
This seems to be a rather safe bet.
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