Re: Mutt and accents
Emma Jane Hogbin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm trying to learn how to write text in French so that I can send
> properly accented emails to a friend of mine. Unfortunately we're having a
> problem with the accents that I'm sending through. He's using KMail, and
> I'm using Mutt (not that it should matter)...
> I have the following set in .muttrc:
> set allow_8bit
> set charset="iso-8859-15"
> set send_charset="us-ascii:iso-8859-1:iso-8859-15"
> As best I can figure out there may be a problem with the fact that I'm
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
> whereas my friend's email gets sent through as:
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> Is that the problem, or does the problem lie somewhere else?
This *could* be the problem. Sending mails with 8 bit characters is
generally not a good idea; some MTAs munge them. Try to disable
"allow_8bit" in mutt.
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