#620 closed defect (fixed)

Use iconv -> ASCII//TRANSLIT for better nicknames

Reported by: wilmer Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: BitlBee Version: 1.2.7
Keywords: Cc:
IRC client+version: Client-independent Operating System: Public server
OS version/distro:


the full/first_name nick_source setting could use iconv to ASCIITRANSLIT to get slightly better nicknames by converting non-ASCII characters to ASCII approximations instead of just stripping them entirely, where possible.

Thanks to Josay_ in #bitlbee for this hint.

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comment:1 Changed at 2010-06-30T23:51:49Z by wilmer

Milestone: 1.4

Oh yes, some revision in ui-fix is doing this already.

comment:2 Changed at 2010-07-24T21:26:24Z by wilmer

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

I just merged ui-fix into mainline.

comment:3 Changed at 2016-07-07T20:51:01Z by dx

Milestone: 1.4

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