[freelists-users] Re: Escaping special characters

  • From: Pablo Lachmann <pablo@xxxxxxx>
  • To: freelists-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2001 15:19:51 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, John Madden wrote:
> > Messages from one user (for now) display messages
> > with diacritics characters escaped.
> > For example:    =3DBFTrados=3D2C Transit o D=3DE9j=3DE0 Vu=3D3F
> > instead of:     =BFTrados- Transit o D=E9j=E0 Vu?
> > Any idea or advice for my subscriber?
> This is probably quoted-printable stuff (non-English-speaking individuals
> on your list(s)?  See below...

All I can say that I have the same Problems with the german Umlauts, but
I never figured out the reasons for this. Different Mailers do have
these problems, one of them is Pine others don't (mutt for example). :o(

> > Also: What is the effect of "humanize-quotedprintable"?
> > Do it avoid the escaping of the titles in the digest?
> > It is advisable to set it to ON if using 8-bit char set?
> humanize-quotedprintable is turning those quoted-printable characters into
I turned that on a while ago, nothing changed.

> attachments (bad, bad, bad).


Cheers, Pablo

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