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Re: [Nmh-workers] 1.5 release and better repl/MIME handling

From: Jon Fairbairn
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] 1.5 release and better repl/MIME handling
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2012 09:31:44 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:

>>No, and I didn’t realise it myself! I read this mailing list
>>through gmane using gnus, so quite what happens to utf-8 is a bit of
>>a mystery. In fact, by the time your follow-up got back to me the
>>apostrophe had turned back into an apostrophe.  (There’s also ó in my
>>name, which means this must be happening to all my messages. I don’t
>>put it in the From: line to avoid having that mime encoded, which some
>>news readers [used to?] mangle)
> Well, if I run the replied message through mhn it automagically figures out
> that the charset is UTF-8 and encodes everything with quoted-printable
> (I assume it's getting the correct charset through my locale).  So maybe
> all I need to do is make sure my script converts all of the text it gets
> into the locale character set?

The current locale? Unless the locale is a Unicode one, don’t
you risk mangling characters that aren’t in the locale’s

Jón Fairbairn                                 address@hidden

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