[PATCH] LDAP_EXOP charset fix

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 18 06:21:12 GMT 2003

On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 08:15:49AM +0200, Dariush Forouher wrote:
> Ok, I've looked further into this and it seems to be some kind of a
> "definition hole" in the LDAP specification which lead to the situation
> that some clients are using ISO8859-1 and some other UTF-8. Since this
> seems to clearified in favour of Unicode, Unicode is the right choice of
> course.

Clients using ISO8859-1 don't help if your users are Japanese or Chinese
or in fact *anything* but western European. utf8 is the *only* rational
choice here I'm afraid.


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