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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-10245

Names/surnames truncated on accented characters with external database

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.7
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8
    • Component/s: Authentication
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      Moodle 1.7+, 1.8+ and 1.8.1, debian 'etch', php 5.2, mySql 5
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_17_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE

      Description

      When using external database for authentications, names are truncated on accented characters. For example, the name "Benoît" becomes "Beno" and "Rémy" becomes "R". The only way we found is to eliminate accents in the database...

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            Assignee:
            skodak Petr Skoda
            Reporter:
            nicolas.sicard Nicolas
            Tester:
            Nobody
            Participants:
            Component watchers:
            Adrian Greeve, Jake Dallimore, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Peter Dias
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              Updated:
              Resolved:
              Fix Release Date:
              31/Mar/07