[Mailman-i18n] Subject lines in Archives
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 21:21:19 +0900
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Ben> We will probably need some general fallback to replace
Ben> completely unknown charsets with some safe US-ASCII text. Do
Ben> you think you could add this? Say, something like "(text
Ben> with unknown encoding)".
Martin> For the index, this might be a good idea. For the article,
Martin> I'd prefer if there are some traces left of the original
Martin> subject. E.g. if it is quoted-printable, you can often
Martin> guess the subject from only the ASCII parts in it -
Martin> atleast for the Latin languages.
Yes, I agree. We just don't want to create files with invalid
encodings; mixing encodings in a single HTML file is a recipe
Martin> OTOH, Mailman should IMO support all widely-used encodings
Martin> out of the box; then this might not be an issue anymore.
This will happen eventually, but 2.1 will be the first release with
*any* international support, so there are bound to be a large number
of encodings we miss. (I'm thinking of all the Windows ones, here.)
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