[Mailman-Users] UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Feb 14 16:55:08 CET 2006

Kevin McNamee wrote:
>I am importing some old mail into a list and I get the following exception:
>  File "/usr/local/mailman/Mailman/Archiver/HyperArch.py", line 579, in
>    '\g<1>' + _(' at ') + '\g<2>', body)
>  File "/usr/sfw/lib/python2.3/sre.py", line 143, in sub
>    return _compile(pattern, 0).sub(repl, string, count)
>UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xe7 in position 93:
>ordinal not in range(128)

Please install the patch at
It fixes this and a few other problems found since release of 2.1.7.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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