[Mailman-Users] problems with different chatsets (footer gets attached if different)
sebastian at talmon.net
Mon Jan 6 21:24:31 CET 2003
* Ben Gertzfield <che at debian.org> wrote:
> What would happen if you did include something in the footer with
> iso-8859-1-only characters in it? We would HAVE to attach the footer
> with the different charset then.
hm, yes, that's right....
I see, internationalisation is not such an easy thing... *g*
after I'd posted my message to this list I looked over the
mailman-source-code by myself...
In the file 'Decorate.py' i saw a possible sollution for
If I understand it right, then all other charsets have the
us-ascii-charset in it - and:
- if the Footer-Charset is us-ascii and the posted message
is something like ISO-8859-1 (for example your mail) then
the Footer is added without problems (yes, there are non,
because the us-ascii-footer is also correct ISO-8859-1)
- if the Footer-Charset is ISO-8859-1 (as on my lists) and
someone posts messages in us-ascii then the footer gets
attaches as MIME-part (technically also correct - but
optically it's not so nice to have the footer as seperate
I think a good solution for this would be, to do just the
same as with the us-ascii-footer on this list:
to switch the whole message to the 'higher' charset and then
integrate the footer as normal...
For a us-ascii-Message it should be no problem to have a
I've tried this by myself, but with no luck... I don't are so
familiar with the python-language...
Maybe that's a thing for the wish-list?
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