[Alpine-info] Alpine converts text attachments badly (was "from
a user who only speaks ascii")
Benjamin R. Haskell
alpine at benizi.com
Mon Mar 23 08:22:38 PDT 2009
On Mon, 23 Mar 2009, Mike Miller wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2009, M.RossARR wrote:
> > But the followup message from Mike messed up the characters as I see
> > in the quote below - question marks. Mike's message also triggers a
> > notice that he is sending out ISO-8859-15 character set email! Not
> > UTF-8!
> Here's something I don't get:
> $ grep character-set .pinerc
> # used for the display-character-set.
> I don't have any "8859" anywhere in my Alpine configuration when I do
> "MSC" and search with Ctrl-w, yet the .pinerc shows it above.
character-set is no longer used, just the three specific ones.
character-set is a PINE relic, IIRC.
This is now obsolete, replaced by three separate variables:
_display-character-set_, _keyboard-character-set_, and
_posting-character-set_. See the section on International Character Sets
for more details.
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