[Mailman-Users] "unsupported format character" error on Japanese text in autoresponse_postings_text

Tokio Kikuchi tkikuchi at is.kochi-u.ac.jp
Sun Apr 11 06:42:47 CEST 2004


mailman 2.0.x doesn't support multiple languages in any form.
You have to upgrade to 2.1.x.

Myk Melez wrote:

> One of the lists I host on a mailman 2.0.13 installation fields 
> discussions in Japanese.  The value of autoresponse_postings_text is in 
> a Japanese character set (ISO-2022-JP I believe) which, when parsed as 
> if it was ASCII or ISO-8859-1, contains the string "%a".
In mailman 2.1.x, list owners can set such messages in their own
languages without such inconveniences.

Tokio Kikuchi, tkikuchi@ is.kochi-u.ac.jp

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