Calibre doesn't allow non-ascii usernames
When I try to start calibre, I get a backtrace that ends with
ADDRESS = (u'\0%s-
UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xf6' in position 2: ordinal not in range(128)
My login is "göran", so this isn't really surprising given the above code. I'm not sure why the address needs to be converted to ascii. But if it has to, perhaps the conversion could be made less strict, e.g.: encode(
Non-ASCII login names are probably violating some standard somewhere, and a strict reasoning might claim this is not a bug. But does calibre really have to be that restrictive?