NetworkManager and "illegal" SSID chars = crash?

Richi Plana myfedora at
Wed Sep 5 16:55:20 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 12:44 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > Shouldn't those octet character strings be converted to Unicode strings,
> > anyway? I thought that Gtk (via Pango) had displaying international
> > character down pat.
> In order to "convert octet character strings" into Unicode and display
> them, you have to know what encoding the strings are in. Bytes are
> just bytes until you have an encoding.

I was under the assumption they were 8-bit ASCII strings. Anyway, it's a
NetworkManager issue. They would know what the drivers are returning,

Richi Plana

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