[ mailman-Bugs-1658920 ] charset proble,

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Bugs item #1658920, was opened at 2007-02-13 05:06
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>Category: Web/CGI
Group: 2.1 (stable)
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Private: No
Submitted By: dudeua (dudeua)
>Assigned to: Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
Summary: charset proble,

Initial Comment:
Hello, I need help.
I have mailman 2.1.9 .... if I  receive mail in charset, different
that koi8, than mailman in admins area shows this mail in
"quoted-printable" charset ...
But after approving this email,  via web-interface email shows with
correct charset.
How to fix charset?


>Comment By: Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
Date: 2007-02-13 08:36

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Quoted-printable is not a character set. It is an encoding. That is, it is
a way of representing data which contains non-printable, us-ascii
characters using only the us-ascii character set as required by RFC2822
for email messages.

The issue here is that encoded message bodies are not decoded for display
in the admindb message detail. This may change in the future, but then
there _will_ be character set and content-type issues. These are more
complicated as in general, different message parts may have different
character sets and may not even be text.

Currently, if you really need to see the decoded text, you need to set
admin_immed_notify to Yes so you get an email notice of the held message
and use an MUA (mail client) that shows you the decoded message in the


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