[Libreoffice] Fedora-specific hyperlink bug?

Joe Smith jes at martnet.com
Tue Nov 30 14:58:00 PST 2010

On 11/30/2010 04:09 PM, Caolán McNamara wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-11-30 at 10:36 -0500, Joe Smith wrote:
>> Can someone running LibO on Fedora try and reproduce this bug:
>> document hyperlink with utf-8 characters fails export to PDF
>> http://qa.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=115788
>> So far no one else can reproduce it.
> I can.  Its a problem in vcl/source/gdi/pdfwriter_impl.cxx and
> We now always write as US_ASCII to pdf now, which is one change from
> 3.2.1, so pretty much anything with DECODE_WITH_CHARSET in that file is
> very dubious unfortunately.
> The attached two alternative fixes would fix it for me. Either don't
> decode URIs and leave %XX in them (This might adversely affect the
> "Launch" target, whatever that exactly does in PDF), or assume that we
> can write as UTF-8 always. Probably need to go read the pdf spec to see
> what's the correct option here.
> C.

Thanks for having a look. Someone else confirmed it privately.

 From your comments, it seems like this would affect all platforms. I 
wonder why some people don't see it?

Is there something else I can do here to follow up? A report on fdo?


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