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Bug#672432: bugs.debian.org: encoding (charset) problem in mail to the BTS


On Fri, 2012-09-07 at 10:43:51 -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> #debbugs (2.4.2~exp2) experimental; urgency=low
> #  * Fix double encoding issues (closes: #672432)

> tags 672432 + pending

I've still seen encoding issues, in bugs reported as recently as Nov
2nd (or later). The problem shows up when the «From:» gets copied to
the «Reply-To:» on the BTS side, the latter gets double encoded, as
can be seen from the maintainer mail box from bug #692100:


The «To:» in my replies there are fine, because I corrected them
manually. Another recent bug report could be #693922.

I'm assuming this is the same issue, if not, I can open up a new bug
report, if you wish.

A related problem that I don't think can be easily fixed is that
whenever someone has replied with one of the bogus «Reply-To:» fields
the received mail will be stored misencoded on the BTS. I remember
having seen some of those, would have to dig them up though.


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