[EP-tech] Re: {Disarmed} International characters in advanced search fail for XML-Export

Field A.N. af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jan 22 14:52:04 GMT 2015


What happens if you export the record on the command line?


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Adam Field
Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
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On 20 Jan 2015, at 16:13, jens.vieler at id.uzh.ch wrote:

> Hi together,
> 
> (using ePrints V3.3.12)
> 
> found a strange behaviour in combination Advanced Search / Saved Search / XML-Export whithin context of international characters: If we use a saved search on a author/creator with german Umlauts (international encoding), the XML-Export-Plugin returns an empty XML-Dataset. Database entry savedsearch|spec looks like smart utf8 to us (look at the bottom of this message).
> 
> Does anybody know this behaviour ...or better know how to fix it? :)
> 
> Cheers
>  Jens
> 
> 
> In detail:
> 
> 1.) Creating an Advanced Searching for an author/creator WITHOUT German Umlauts (e.g. "Vieler") 
> 
> - Database shows spec: 
> 
> ?plugin=Internal&searchid=advanced&dataset=archive&exp=0%7C1%7C-date%2Fcreators_name%2Ftitle%7Carchive%7C-%7Ccreators_name%3Acreators_name%3AALL%3AEQ%3AVieler%7C-%7Ceprint_status%3Aeprint_status%3AANY%3AEQ%3Aarchive%7Cmetadata_visibility%3Ametadata_visibility%3AANY%3AEQ%3Ashow
> 
> - Screen-View:
> 
> http://www.<eprint-server>.ch/id/saved_search/<savedsearch_id> 
> 
> will be redirected to 
> 
> MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "www.zoratest.uzh.ch" claiming to be http://www.<eprint-server>.ch/cgi/search/archive/advanced?_action_search=1&dataset=archive&exp=0|1|-date%2Fcreators_name%2Ftitle|archive|-|creators_name%3Acreators_name%3AALL%3AEQ%3AVieler|-|eprint_status%3Aeprint_status%3AANY%3AEQ%3Aarchive&order=-date%2Fcreators_name%2Ftitle 
> 
> and works!
> 
> - XML-Export for our CMS:
> 
>  https://www.<eprint-server>.ch/cgi/users/home?screen=Workflow%3A%3AExportSavedSearchResults&dataset=saved_search&dataobj=<savedsearch_id>
> 
> will be redirected to
> 
> MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "www.zoratest.uzh.ch" claiming to be https://www.<eprint-server>.ch/cgi/saved_search/export_zora_XMLforCMS2.xml?savedsearchid=<savedsearch_id>&_action_export=1&_output=XMLforCMS2
> 
> and works!
> 
> 
> 2.) Creating an Advanced Searching for an author/creator WITH German Umlauts (e.g. "Krüger,G") 
> 
> - Database shows spec:
> 
> ?plugin=Internal&searchid=advanced&dataset=archive&exp=0%7C1%7C-date%2Fcreators_name%2Ftitle%7Carchive%7C-%7Ccreators_name%2Feditors_name%3Acreators_name%2Feditors_name%3AALL%3AEQ%3AKr%C3%BCger%2C+G%7C-%7Ceprint_status%3Aeprint_status%3AANY%3AEQ%3Aarchive%7Cmetadata_visibility%3Ametadata_visibility%3AANY%3AEQ%3Ashow
> 
> (so "Kr%C3%BCger" looks like good old utf8 stuff to me)
> 
> - Screen-View:
> 
> http://www.<eprint-server>.ch/id/saved_search/<savedsearch_id>
> 
> will be redirected to 
> 
> MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "www.zoratest.uzh.ch" claiming to be http://www.<eprint-server>.ch/cgi/search/archive/advanced?_action_search=1&dataset=archive&exp=0|1|-date%2Fcreators_name%2Ftitle|archive|-|creators_name%2Feditors_name%3Acreators_name%2Feditors_name%3AALL%3AEQ%3AKr%C3%BCger%2C+G|-|eprint_status%3Aeprint_status%3AANY%3AEQ%3Aarchive&order=-date%2Fcreators_name%2Ftitle
> 
> and works!
> 
> - XML-Export for our CMS:
> 
> https://www.<eprint-server>.ch/cgi/users/home?screen=Workflow%3A%3AExportSavedSearchResults&dataset=saved_search&dataobj=<savedsearch_id>
> 
> will be redirected to
> 
> MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "www.zoratest.uzh.ch" claiming to be https://www.<eprint-server>.ch/cgi/saved_search/export_zora_XMLforCMS2.xml?savedsearchid=<savedsearch_id>&_action_export=1&_output=XMLforCMS2
> 
> and fails... let's say: It's empty:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
> <eprints xmlns="http://eprints.org/ep2/data/2.0">
> </eprints>
> 
> -- 
> Jens Vieler
> Informatikdienste
> Universität Zürich
> Winterthurerstr. 190
> CH-8057 Zürich
> 
> mail:  jens.vieler at id.uzh.ch
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> 
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