[Mailman-Users] Corrupt Chinese Emails from Subscribe

Greg Sims greg at headingup.net
Wed Nov 12 06:43:09 CET 2014

Here is the URL to subscribe to the list:


Thanks for helping Stephen.

Here is what the original line in verify.txt looks like:

订阅邮件列表 %(listname)s 的确认通知

This appears quite different than the first line you included in your
email.  Do they look the same to you?

Thanks, Greg

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org>

> Greg Sims writes:
>  > Subject:confirm f75bab69c4dca204575d5ee50c54e770d573cf99Date:Tue, 11 Nov
>  > 2014 13:43:28 -0600From:chinese-devotion-request at RayStedman.orgReply-To
> :
>  > chinese-devotion-request at RayStedman.orgTo:foo at baz.com
>  >
>  > 订阅邮件列表 Chinese-Devotion 的确认通知
> This, and the rest of the body look like perfectly good UTF-8 encoded
> Chinese to me.  I'm getting a Chinese student to confirm that it's not
> garbled.
> Apple's mail client is a steaming pile of ####.  I'm not sure why it's
> so bad.  I'm not sure what we can do about it.
>  > I need to use someone elses computer to debug this issue as I do not
>  > have a Mac.  What would you like us to do to help isolate the problem?
> I have Macs but don't use Apple's client.  I can fire it up and see
> what happens, if you tell me how to subscribe to the list (I assume
> that's not a privacy problem or aything like that, right?)

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