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    Import via z39.50 - Umlaut ö not displayed correctly in MAB environment

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 21

    Problem Symptoms:
    When searching in a Z39.50 MAB environment with character code MAB-UTF8 all characters are displayed correctly except the umlaut. The umlaut is not displayed and a result looks like e.g. "K nigin" instead of "Königin"

    Cause:
    Defect

    Resolution:
    rep_change 2542:

    Description: When searching, using the z39.50 protocol, in a MAB database that returns the data with utf8 encoding, the letter o with umlaut is corrupted.
     
    Solution: This has been corrected.

    Implementation Notes:
     
    When searching, by using the z39.50 protocol, in a MAB database, set the following in the base configuration file. For example: ./alephe/gate/mabbaseutf8.conf:
     
    Z58-IN-RECORD-TYPE MAB
    Z58-IN-RECORD-CREATE vir_z00_z39_mabutf
    Z58-IN-RECORD-CHAR-CONV

    Category: Z39.50 (500) - ALEPH

    Subject: ALEPH - 500


    • Article last edited: 1/23/2014
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