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Re: turkish encoding

So what should I do?
will migrating to LDAPv3(openldap 2.x) solve the problem?

On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:

> At 02:58 PM 9/14/00 +0300, Oguz Yilmaz wrote:
> >I am using OpenLDAP 1.2.11.
> >
> >I have some problems with Turkish characters.
> >Turkish is included in ISO-8859-9 definitions and win-1254.
> >We have entered attributes using Softerra`s Ldap Browser using turkish
> >characters. .But when I want to display entries with Netscape AddressBook
> >by double clicking it doesn`t show turkish characters properly.
> Likely a case of garbage in / garbage out.  LDAP (one the wire)
> has very specific character set requirements.  LDAPv2, which
> OpenLDAP 1.2 implements, requires use of T.61.  LDAPv3 requires
> use of UTF-8 encoded ISO 10646-1.
> If you (or the clients you use) supply strings using other
> character sets, your mileage will vary.
> Kurt