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Re: Mailman breakage [Was: rawhide report: 20081227 changes]



Ville =?utf-8?q?Skytt=C3=A4?= <ville skytta iki fi> wrote:
> On Sunday 28 December 2008, Horst H. von Brand wrote:
> > Rawhide Report <rawhide fedoraproject org> wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > > rpmdevtools-7.0-1.fc11
> > > ----------------------
> > > * Fri Dec 26 17:00:00 2008 Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> - 7.0-1
> >                                         ~~
> > Yep, same UTF-8 mangling I see here with my mailman installation. Sigh...

> Are you sure it's mailman's fault?  The copy I got of the original looked
> like it was sent by something that just dumped its data into the body of
> the non-MIME mail it created as raw UTF-8.  I suppose making the mails
> MIME messages and indicating the correct Content-Type with charset info
> and an appropriate Content-Transfer-Encoding would work better (+
> possibly applying e.g. quoted-printable for extra safety).

AFAICS, Mailman just doesn't forward the headers telling the encoding of
the non-ASCII body.

See above, the mangled text was re-mangled.
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