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Re: [orca-list] Bug#613086: New test, new situation

Mario Lang <mlang@delysid.org> wrote:
> Looking at the backtrace and remembering my rusty python,
> I think $LANG should be irrelevant here.
> It looks like Python is trying to decode an UTF-8
> string and fails because the string is encoded invalid.

Yes. My thought was that it might have been given a non-UTF-8 string, which is
why I suspected the locale setting.
> Maybe Orca is just missing a try/catch block to correctly catch utf-8
> decode errors?

I agree it should be catching them rather than just creating a backtrace.
I also agree that the strings giving rise to the error should be written to
the debug log.

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