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Website doesn't allow using umlauts ( ä/ö/ü) in name of company. What can I do?

Stefan Faustmann
on 6/3/14, 10:25 AM 1,686 views

I've just installed odoo master and wanted to test the websitebuilder.

After I did edit my companyname from "your company" to "Faustmann UG (haftungsbeschränkt)" I get the following error when clicking on "Website":


File "/opt/odoo/odoo-server/openerp/addons/base/ir/ir_qweb.py", line 272, in render_node
    generated_attributes += val and ' %s="%s"' % (att, werkzeug.utils.escape(val)) or " "
QWebException: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 136: ordinal not in range(128)


After changing "haftungsbeschränkt" in "haftungsbeschraenkt" it works.

Any idea where to change this behaviour?


Best regards,


Yoshi Tashiro
On 6/5/14, 10:02 AM

I guess this is the same issue as what's described here: https://github.com/odoo/odoo/issues/282


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