[Mailman-Users] Changing Characters

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Tue Jun 26 23:09:46 EDT 2018

At 07:40 PM 6/26/2018, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>On 6/26/18 5:03 PM, Richard Damon wrote:
> > On 6/26/18 2:12 PM, David Andrews wrote:
> >> I am running Mailman 2.1.26, cPanel. I had a message that I forwarded
> >> to a list using Outlook 2010. It looked fine in Outlook, but when it
> >> went to list all ' apostrophes were changed to ? question mark. What
> >> causes this, and how can I prevent it.
> >>
> >> Dave
> > The lists language is set to use a National Code page, and Outlook
> > formatted the message to use a 'Smart Quote' that isn't part of that
> > Code Page.
>I'm not sure what's happening. Yes, Outlook represented the message in a
>character set (code page) which wasn't compatible with the list's
>language character set, probably us-ascii, but this should affect only
>plain format digests and archives where the message is represented in
>the list's character set. For individual messages sent to the list
>members and MIME format digest, there should be no transliteration.

This wasn't in the digest, it was in a regular message.


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