Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#3793 closed Bug report (rejected)

Not well supporting Chinese characters

Reported by: chungliang Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Chinese character Cc:
Component version: Operating system type: Windows
Operating system version: Windows Xp SP3

Description

Here is an apparent bug. When logging into a Chinese FTP site and entering a folder named in Chinese characters, the "Remote site" does not display the path normally. In more detail, it always does not recognize Chinese characters, and thus shows some confusing ones. I believe that this software will be more attractive if this bug is fixed.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Tim Kosse

Resolution: rejected
Status: newclosed

FileZilla supports Chinese characters just fine by using UTF-8 as character encoding.

Unfortunately many servers do not support UTF-8. Note that using any encoding other than UTF-8 is in violation to the FTP specifications. On a server not capable of UTF-8 you should not use any non-ASCII characters.

Read http://wiki.filezilla-project.org/Character_Set for details.

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