wins.dat and non-ASCII netbios names

Simo Sorce idra at
Thu Jan 27 16:50:38 GMT 2005

Why not just replacing wins.dat with wins.tdb ?
We can build a simple editing tool that support i18n if tdbtool is not


On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 21:03 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 04:54:01PM +0100, Bjoern JACKE wrote:
> > - store everything as it is now but store it base64 coded when 
> > non-ASCII or otherhow broken
> I'm not really an expert on i18n, but to me this seems best. Just literally
> take the stuff from the net excluding the type field and store it 1:1 in
> wins.dat if possible. Anything that smells funny should be base64 encoded.
> Volker
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