[wp-testers] Swedish letters and domain names

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Mon Mar 16 22:24:57 GMT 2009

On 16 Mar 2009, at 18:04, Mattias Tengblad wrote:

> Swedish letters åäö in WordPress URL? I doesn't seems to work at  
> all. This is kind of a blocker to Swedish users as it's getting more  
> popular everyday to use åäö in domain names. The same thing is  
> bugging many of the Swedish users for the user name, you can't use  
> the Swedish letters there either. Any tickets on this or should I  
> create them?

There are a few tickets on this kind of issue for a number of  
different characters.

Work on pulling together all the issues that affect users with 8bit  
characters like this would be appreciated.


Peter Westwood
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