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Having set up a site which is semi-closed, that successfully uses WikiWords with non US-ASCII characters ( ) also usernames and thus WikiNames I found a showstopper.

If a name with is found in a group, no names after that, including that name is parsed. This seriously hampers usage.

UseLocale = 1
Charset in use: ISO-8859-15 (fi_FI@euro in Suse 10.0)

I tracked the problem to: /lib/TWiki/Users.pm line 115-116:

# TODO: i18n fix for user name
$names =~ s/\s*([a-zA-Z0-9_\.\,\s\%]*)\s*(.*)/$1/go; # Limit list

Which seems to be a classic a-z regexp problem. When line is replaced with:

$names =~ s/\s*([$TWiki::regex{mixedAlphaNum}_\.\,\s\%]*)\s*(.*)/$1/go;
everything seems to work like it should.

This might be the fix - what I don't know is if it breaks something else or poses some risks.


I think its a pretty harmless fix. SVN 10170.

Merged to 4.0.x branch at SVN 10171.

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Summary I18N: Non US-ASCII chars in usernames breaks groups
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.AndersBistrom
Codebase 4.0.2, ~develop
SVN Range Sat, 06 May 2006 build 10108
AppliesTo Engine
Component

Priority Urgent
CurrentState Closed
WaitingFor

Checkins 10170 10171
TargetRelease patch
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Topic revision: r7 - 2006-06-08 - SteffenPoulsen
 
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