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IMAP4 error when opening mail using the Russian client on a Russian OS workstation

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Novell GroupWise 8


This crash issue appears to be specific to Russian GW Client on Russian OS.  IMAP4 emails with/without Cyrillic characters send & receive but fail to open in Russian in this test environment resulting in a system crash when a user attempts to open the received IMAP4 email. On a US system both US & RU GW Client open received IMAP4 emails without crashing.

The received IMAP4 emails will continually crash the system when a user attempts to open in subsequent Client launches. However if the Client language is changed to US on a Russian system, the user can open received IMAP4 emails that were previously crashing the Russian Client. As a result, when the user subsequently launches the Russian Client, the emails that had been crashing the system now open fine.


This has been reported to engineering


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  • Document ID:7001900
  • Creation Date:16-NOV-08
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellGroupWise

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