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  1. James Server
  2. JAMES-323

using toUppercase, toLowerCase, equalsIgnoreCase without specifying the locale is a bug

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 2.3.0
    • Component/s: None
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      turkish locale

      Description

      Subject tells all, converting case in a server application without specifying an explicit locale is almost always a bug. People may assume that this works for ASCII characters, and usually does, but not in all locale. All such code were fixed about two years ago, but I read the JDJ newsletter article and wondered what is the current status of James, and indeed I found a few new places, where the same bug reappeared:
      toUppercase():
      -MBoxMailRepository.java

      toLowercase():
      -CommandListservManager.java
      -RemoteDelivery.java
      -SenderHostIs.java

      I didn't find equalsIgnoreCase calls.

      All of the above should be replaced with toLowercase(Locale.ENGLISH) or toUppercase(Locale.ENGLISH)

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            • Assignee:
              bago Stefano Bagnara
              Reporter:
              hontvari Hontvári József Levente
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