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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Pekka Pietikainen goes UTF-8 (try #2)
On 2007.05.16 19:38:18 +0300, Pekka Pietikainen wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 11:05:34PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > Pekka Pietikainen wrote:
> > > Since everyone else is doing it, why not me as well. Looks like I had
> > > a nice retro 7-bit a-umlaut in the tree from ten years ago too!
> > > (That was back when ISO 8859-1 didn't work universally...).
> > > I hope my mailer is setup correctly for this,
> > > http://www.ee.oulu.fi/~pp/pp-goes-utf8.patch has the same in
> > > case something in the middle munges up the utf-8.
> >
> > Your message came through tagged as iso-8859-1.
> I noticed. Reconfigured mutt, tested the change, then sent out the email
> >from an unrestarted mutt. Shame on me :-( .
>
> I wonder how much hassle these kinds of patches will cause when the UTF-8
> chars they introduce start occasionally showing up in the diff -u context.
> Somehow I think the world might not be ready yet (maybe in 5 years or so
> I'll dare start using umlauts in email headers :D ). Oh well :-)
>
> Since I'm polluting the list already, might as well take the opportunity
> to resubmit :)

Broken again :/

Since you're using mutt, try manually choosing the mime type and
transfer encoding.
After adding the attachment, select it, press Ctrl+t to change the type
to e.g. application/octet-stream, then press Ctrl+e to change the
transfer encoding back to 8bit. Mutt is quite friendly in that regard :)

HTH
Björn
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