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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow display bug

From: Anthony J. Bentley
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow display bug
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:59:01 -0600

Bill Wohler writes:
> Paul Fox <address@hidden> writes:
> > i currently have this in my mh_profile:
> >  mhshow-charset-iso-8859-1: %s | /usr/bin/iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 | le
> ss

I used to have the same line in my profile but have not needed it since 1.6.

> I've been seeing iconv a few times, and so I looked it up. Very cool.
> In the iconv command, you can append a //TRANSLIT to the target encoding
> to try to substitute some reasonable characters for characters that are
> not recognized there.

Note that //TRANSLIT is a GNU extension, and is not necessarily available
in a POSIX-conforming iconv.

Anthony J. Bentley

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