Closed Bug 173912 Opened 21 years ago Closed 17 years ago
Address book tab-delimited export garbles characters outside locale character set
build id: 2002-10-03-17 (although it shouldn't matter). When exporting an address book to a tab-separated text file, characters which aren't part of the extended Windows ASCII get written as so many question mark (?'s). This does not happen for LDIF format export which uses some numeric encoding for these entries. I don't what happens for CSV... since for some reason I get the same output for CSV as for LDIF (another bug?). I would think the output text file should be a UTF-8 file, or even a UTF-16 file.
Summary: Garbled address book export for most Unicode characters → Garbled address book tab-delimited export for most Unicode characters
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Confirming. The bug exists in Thunderbird also.
Assignee: racham → nobody
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Address Book → MailNews: Address Book
Ever confirmed: true
Product: Mozilla Application Suite → Core
QA Contact: nbaca → addressbook
Summary: Garbled address book tab-delimited export for most Unicode characters → Address book tab-delimited export garbles characters outside locale character set
per Mark *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 117236 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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