[Mailman-Users] Default cahrset for 'de' to ISO8859-15/UTF-8?

Stefan Förster cite+mailman-users at incertum.net
Sun Oct 5 12:58:16 CEST 2008

* Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> Stefan Förster wrote:
>> I wonder if there are any plans to change the default charset for the
>> 'de' locale of Mailman to anything else than ISO8859-1, because this
>> charset cannot even represent our current currency symbol.
> There are no short term plans to change character sets, but if you were
> to publish a bazaar branch with your changes (on launchpad or elsewhere)
> and post a note about it to the mailman-developers at python.org list so
> that the possible implications such as for German speaking Swiss users
> could be discussed, we could easily pick your changes up.

I don't have any idea what you mean by "Bazaar branch", but I will
look into the mailman-developers archive and I found the launchpad
resository for Mailman.

> Longer term, Mailman is moving to full unicode internally and utf-8
> encoding.

That's good news.

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