[sylpheed:35524] Re: Code conversion error

Anton Shepelev anton.txt at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 04:33:23 JST 2013

Gene Goldenfeld:

> It  happens  here a fair amount as well.  I've as-
> sumed it has to do with the origin of  the  email.
> That is, if it comes from a Blackberry or such, or
> some kind of "enclosed" system, such as  a  compa-
> ny's customer service system, those encode differ-
> ently than  normal  client-based  email.   If  so,
> don't  think there's much to do about it but click
> on OK and let it send.

No, those clients still follow the rules,  at  least
formally,  and  the problem is rather in their using
the most aggressive defaults possible: HTML and  au-
toreplace  to change simple ASCII characters to Uni-
code ones, quotes and apostrophes for example.

()  ascii ribbon campaign - against html e-mail
/\  www.asciiribbon.org   - against proprietary attachments

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