[Mailman-Users] Feature request

Matthias Jaenichen mj at percomp.de
Tue Feb 5 20:03:24 CET 2002

At 21:57 04.02.02 -0800, jgo wrote:
> > Sun, 2002-02-03 09:37:51 +0100 Matthias Jaenichen wrote:
> > even if you use TEXT, but have nonstandard chars in the text/subject like
> > "äöü" the archives become unreadable.
> > I think the problem here is that the format it is stored in the archives is
> > the only "transportable" one. If we strip html, the message might loose
> > significant information, if we transform into something Windows-readable it
> > might not readable by MACs or UNIX.
>Store the Unicode where a vast number of characters are "standard".
>Windoze & Macintosh can both handle it that I know.  <http://www.unicode.org>
>Besides, if people want to use XML, it's needed.
>As to your question about encodings in a Subject:, there is provision
>for specifying encoding.  Not all versions of all e-mail clients
>support them.  <plug> Nisus Email does. </plug>

I am not sure what you want to tell me...

It is MailMan that does not handle the Subcejt correctly. If the is a 
"umlaut" (UniCode-Char) in the string it would add the String [TEST] 
repeatedly. This is a bug in the routin that checks if the "[<listname>]" 
already exists.


Matthias Jänichen

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