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Invite feature does not work with UTF-8 Names

While using the invite feature, if you use some UTF-8 Characters it does not work.

Please enhance this. We have customers which are not IT engineers, they do not care about encoding. For us, this is a complete show stopper.

For example encode the names in the ldap request and store the nice looking value in the profiles db.

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  • Dec 12 2019
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    Guest commented
    December 12, 2019 10:07

    Not sure about the exact implementation, but special characters in user names (ä,ö,ü,à,è,é,â, etc) just have to work.

    Otherwise the product is broken.

    A proper implementation of UTF-8 throughout all of Connections seems to be a good idea, as it will properly deal with all characters there are.