[Mailman-Users] Character problems..

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Aug 12 17:31:23 CEST 2004

At 3:44 PM +0200 2004-08-12, Anders Norrbring wrote:

>  I've noticed a small problem... If I enter a "Welcome to the list message"
>  in welcome_msg that includes international characters like our Swedish å ä ö
>  Å Ä Ö then the e-mail sent to list user contains encoded characters like
>  ä and å
>  Can this be prevented?

	Your MUA is probably generating an MIME/HTML-formatted message, 
which is then probably being converted to plain text by Mailman. 
This is related to the MIME formatting issue discussed in 

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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