[Rt-devel] patches for spreadsheet export

Ruslan Zakirov ruz at bestpractical.com
Tue Dec 21 10:00:07 EST 2010

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 8:46 PM, Christian Loos <cloos at netsandbox.de> wrote:
> Am 16.12.2010 18:00, schrieb Kevin Falcone:
>> On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 11:56:35AM -0500, Kevin Falcone wrote:
>>>> utf-8 didn't work on Windows XP with Excel 2003.
>>> Does it work on more modern Excels?  This seems like a really odd
>>> patch.  I wonder if it would even work on Macs with Numbers.
>> Forgetting client issues for a minute, how would this patch work on
>> actual utf8 data (such as asian languages)
> OK forget about the first patch.
> I will try to test utf8 on more modern excel. If this still fails maybe
> it makes sense to have a config value where you can override utf8
> encoding if it doesn't work for someone like me.

It doesn't work for many as excel is stupid and expect that csv files
are in some preferred encoding, for example on ru Windows it should be

Best regards, Ruslan.

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