[Alpine-info] Unknown charset still not working as expected in
alpine at dstoecker.de
Mon Oct 6 06:05:06 PDT 2008
On Tue, 30 Sep 2008, Steve Hubert wrote:
>> I recently got a mail, where the mail body contained proper iso-8859-1
>> encoding, but subject and from used direct iso-8859-1 without proper
>> Now that is a case, where the unknown charset should catch. Whenever in
>> the header lines a non-ASCII charcter is found without proper encoding,
>> than it should be displayed in the unknown encoding charset.
> Yes, I agree. That is what unknown charset is supposed to do. Can you send an
> example to alpine-contact at u.washington.edu or to this mailing list and
> explain exactly where it is that you don't see this happening? I'm assuming
> you're talking about the message view screen. Thanks.
In message index and message view. There is a "?" in my name and also in
"Straße", but there should be a 'ö' or 'ß'. The mail contains the
iso-8859-1 'ö' and 'ß' unencoded in the to name/subject. I use UTF-8.
http://www.dstoecker.eu/ (PGP key available)
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