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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:
              Jake Dallimore, Jun Pataleta
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              • Created:
                Updated:
                Resolved:
                Fix Release Date:
                31/Mar/07