Re: Python's email module - problem with umlauts in some email clients

Discussion in 'Python' started by Fredrik Lundh, Dec 8, 2006.

  1. Nico Grubert wrote:

    > + On a solaris machine running thunderbird 1.5.0.8 and on a macintosh
    > machine running eudora umlauts are *not* displayed properly.
    > The email header does not contain any "Content-type". If I manually
    > switch the email client's character encoding to "Unicode (UTF-8)", the
    > umlauts are displayed properly. Therefore, I guess it has something to
    > do with the missing "Content-type: text/plain; charset=utf-8"
    > information in the email header.
    >
    > Any idea why the "Content-type: text/plain; charset=utf-8" is missing?


    a misconfigured mail transfer agent ?

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    Fredrik Lundh, Dec 8, 2006
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