Re: Bug#95975: mutt: doesn't use charset anymore
On May 04, Paul Slootman <email@example.com> wrote:
>Sure, whatever, but *my* original point is that there is a setting in
>mutt, namely "charset", which is documented to tell mutt what character
>set the terminal is capable of displaying and entering. This used to
That's correct. It's used to set the charset attribute of the
Content-Type header. Nothing else.
It does *NOT* do what you think it does.
>work fine, but suddenly it doesn't anymore even though the docs have not
>changed one iota in this respect. I'd suggest that as long as the
This used to work only because you use latin-1, i.e. you did not need a
$LC_CTYPE value anyway.
>"charset" setting is still supported in mutt, mutt should use that to
>override an absence of any locale settings (as it in fact did in the
It did not.