[Mailman-Users] Re: New User message and Unsubscribe message

sen_ml at eccosys.com sen_ml at eccosys.com
Tue Aug 3 09:51:03 CEST 1999

At around Tue, 3 Aug 1999 15:32:45 +0900 (JST),
 Glen Malley <glen at ranma.interq.or.jp> may have mentioned:

> What part of the system is used to send the new user
> and unsubscribe messages?
> Mailman has no problem sending Japanese encoded text
> in messages TO the list....but if Japanese is included
> in the new user and/or unsubscribe messages, garbage
> results. Are these handled differently than normal mail?
> Why?

which encoding scheme are you using for the messages?  euc, jis, shift
jis, something else?  

when you say garbage, is it that the actual data is actually garbage
or that the way a mail client displays the info results in garbage?

perhaps the Content-Type and charset for the headers are incorrect for
the messages where there are problems.  you'd usually want:

Content-Type: text/plain; charset="ISO-2022-JP"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

for messages sent in japanese, right?  does that appear in the 
messages which contain garbage?

can you tell if the garbage is a result of a stripping of the high

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