[Mailman-Users] Character problems..
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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