[Blink] Unicode bug Windows 8

Kuklin István kuklinster at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 16:35:23 CEST 2014

Oh, you mean my Windows username?
I'm sorry, it contains non-ascii letter: á (Kuklin István)
My friend hasn't got ascii letters in his username. Now I see! So, do I
have to change my username and my folder?

2014-07-11 16:31 GMT+02:00 Saúl Ibarra Corretgé <saul at ag-projects.com>:

> On 11 Jul 2014, at 16:25, Kuklin István <kuklinster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My username is kuklinistvan1, but I haven't had opportunity to type it
> in! I have no configuration, I couldn't start Blink since I've installed
> Windows on this machine.
> > The problem isn't that I couldn't log in, the problem is, that I don't
> even see the window. It crashes before I could set anything. The process
> disappears in a couple seconds, that's all :(
> >
> By the looks of the log you pasted, the problem is when calculating the
> path to the Downloads directory. We use ‘~/Downloads’ and use a function to
> expand that to the prover value, but I see it can fail if non-ASCII
> characters are present on your username. Is this the case? For example if
> my user was ‘saúl’ the directory would be /Users/saúl/Downloads, but it it
> were ‘saul’ it would be /Users/saul/Downloads.  The second won’t fail.
> Can you confirm that your username has some non-ASCII character?It doesn’t
> look that way from your last reply, which is very surprising…
> Cheers,
> --
> Saúl Ibarra Corretgé
> AG Projects
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