Re: Emacs, mutt and a problem with locales
I asked essentially the same question in October. There are some
helpful comments from others in that thread  .
I essentially added the following lines to my .emacs based on
information given by others but interpreted by me:
(when (not window-system)
The first one is for general use, but if you start emacs in a terminal
window you may need the other lines. With the environment variable
LANG=en_US.UTF-8 now everything works nicely with mutt and emacs, both
in sarge, etch and sid.
I also had to convert my alias file to utf-8, otherwise mutt wouldn't
understand the character encoding when putting in the expanded