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Re: Encoding problems with check_trans.pl

On Thu,18.Dec.08, 22:45:58, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> Hi Andrei!
> You wrote:
> > > Hmm, there was an ancient version of MIME::Lite embedded in the
> > > repositry.  I've updated it now, but I doubt it makes any difference...
> > > 
> > > I also tried with sid just now and it works perfectly here (both with
> > > the old and new MIME::Lite).  
> > 
> > But why does the patch work (and what does encode() even do)?
> I've no idea why the patch works;  it screws things up here, in
> particular for languages that still use iso8859-1 (for example, french).
> encode() encodes the perl string into a proper utf8 bytestring.  At
> least, that's what it's suppoed to do...

Can you test with another language that uses utf-8 (I don't have a full 

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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