User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a6) Gecko/20041204 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a6) Gecko/20041204 If you have a file with the name in Unicode (for example the name with cyrillic symbols and german umlauts in the same time) and you want to upload it somewhere by means of <INPUT FILE>, it doesn't work. All symbols, that are not in default Windows codepage (see infra), are converted to another symbols. For example if your default codepage ist "Russian", you lose dots from the umlauts (ö->o, ü->u). Then in <INPUT FILE> field we will have the filename which is not same as original filename in OS filesystem. Of couse, wenn we submit the form, Mozilla cannot find the file and send nothing. * - By "default codepage" I mean the codepage, which can be changed in Windows XP here: "Control Panel/Regional options/Advanced/Language for non-Unicode..." Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Take any form with <INPUT FILE> tag 2. Make a file with symbols from several codepages. (For example abc_абв_öäü.txt) 3. Try to upload this file. Actual Results: Mozilla show in <INPUT FILE> fields something like this "abc_???_öäü.txt" or "abc_абв_oau.txt" and upload nothing, because the name is incorrect.
yeah, mozilla does not currently use unicode apis
*** Bug 273906 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 278218 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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Still reproducible in Firefox 1.5 Beta 1: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050908 Firefox/1.4
This bug is a big problem when uploading soundfiles to http://commons.wikimedia.org The naming scheme is xx-word.ogg where xx is the ISO 639 code and word is the pronounced word. We have had bad problems uploading Farsi (Persian) and had to use Internet Explorer to do this.
I have the same problem with japanese members who want to upload files having kanji, hiragana or katakana in their name.
Duplicate of bug 66041?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 66041 ***