[Mailman-Users] Base64 encoding - HTML Entity Code 'encodings'
mark at msapiro.net
Sat Sep 13 05:31:20 CEST 2008
Drew Tenenholz wrote:
>I'm running a list where posts are made in Russian (Cyrillic) and
>have questions about encodings as well.
>Right now, posts are sent in Cyrillic, and I receive in Cyrillic
>(although I haven't chased down exactly which encoding was
>sent/received). What puzzles me is the way the archives are
>When I look at the Mailman web archives and 'View Source', the page
>is ALL HTML entity codes (e.g. <!--beginarticle-->
>which is true for the message subject, titles displayed, etc.etc.
>Why are the messages being saved as HTML entity codes and not
Because the list language is English and the character set for English
in Mailman is us-ascii.
If you set the list's preferred_language to Russian, the archives will
be in koi8-r, Mailman's character set for Russian. (This will only
affect messages added after the change unless you rebuild the archive.)
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