[Koha] Re: [Koha-devel] bulkmarcimport and unicode data

Joshua M. Ferraro jmf at liblime.com
Tue Mar 27 19:14:20 NZST 2007

Hi Hari,

----- "R Hariram Aatreya" <rhariram at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi All,
> I am trying to import MARC data (in unicode Tamil)
> into koha using bulkmarcimport.pl
> However, bulkmarcimport.pl  does not like 3 characters
> (U+0B88, U+0B89, U+0BC8).
> Whenever these 3 characters are encountered, the rest
> of the string (subfield value) is gobbled and
> is missing from the database.
> But, bulkmarcimport.pl imports correctly
> if these 3 characters do not occur in
> the MARC data to be imported.
> Any idea whats going on ?
Sorry it's taken so long to get a response on this:

1. do you have MARC21 unicode records with LEADER / 09 set to 'a'?
2. what are the exact errors you're getting with bulkmarcimport?
3. can we get some samples of records that aren't importing correctly?


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