[Mailman-Users] UTF-8 and digests...

Grant Taylor gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Fri Nov 30 13:22:50 EST 2018

On 11/30/2018 10:33 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Plain text digests are encoded in Mailman's character set for the list's
> preferred_language. For English, this is us-ascii unless you've changed
> it. Thus, non-ascii unicodes will be rendered as '?' in the plain digest.
> You can change Mailman's character set for English to UTF-8 by putting
> add_language('en', 'English (USA)', 'utf-8', 'ltr')
> in mm_cfg.py but this has other side effects. Most importantly, the
> Python email library encodes utf-8 message bodies as base64. this makes
> it difficult to find messages in mailboxes with tools like grep.
Thank you for the clarification Mark.  That accounts for what I'm seeing.

Grant. . . .
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