[sylpheed:30450] Re: Problem in charset detection ?

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at highstream.net
Thu Nov 23 03:57:05 JST 2006

Nicolas Guilmain <nicolas.guilmain at ac-orleans-tours.fr> wrote:

>Le Wed, 22 Nov 2006 09:50:19 -0600
>Gene Goldenfeld a écrit :
>> Switch the character set under View to West Euro - Win 1252.  Setting
>> it under Config has no effect on this and Hiro thought allowing a
>> permanent change would create more problems than solve.
>That's what I tried ('Affichage' menu in french), but I thought that iso-8859-something was a more appropriate setting according to the Content-type header.
>I guess it's hard for Sylpheed to work properly when headers send wrong information...
>Thanks anyway, with Win 1252, charset the character is displayed correctly.

What's got me puzzled is why Sylpheed and not other email clients.  If
OE or Thunderbird or Opera  or one of the other main alternatives were
doing this regularly with popular email newsletters, I think we'd have
heard about it on various forums.


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