[Mailman-Users] [SOLVED] Re: Error UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xe0 in position 88: invalid continuation byte

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Aug 3 11:09:48 EDT 2017

On 08/03/2017 05:46 AM, Jacques Lav!gnotte. wrote:
> list_members > foo
> rmlist list
> newlist list
> add_members < foo

This was overkill. The underlying issue was that the list's
'description' attribute was encoded in a character set which was not
that of the list's preferred language.

This probably came about because of the Debian/Ubuntu package's blanket
recoding of all languages to UTF-8 without regard to strings in list
attributes. See <https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1462755>,
particularly comment #6 and the threads referenced there, for more about

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