[kdepim-users] Still having encoding problems

phep phep-lists at teletopie.net
Wed Feb 11 20:05:01 GMT 2009

Anne Wilson a écrit :
> View > Set Encoding is set to Auto.  Compose character set is set to utf-8.  
> I'm still seeing some very strange encodings.  From one message received 
> today, for instance:
> each comprising 10œ" dinner plate, 8" soup/breakfast bowl, 7œ" dessert plate, 
> cup and saucer. 
> and
> Mains powered, 2900W, measures 14Ÿ" x 21" x 12Ÿ", generous 45Ÿ pints capacity
> Has anyone any idea why this is happening?

This is ISO-8859-1 displayed as ISO-8859-1 :
Ÿ = ¾
œ = ½

This may be a wrong charset detection by KMail (œ being maybe more
frequent in some countries than ½) but it may also be a wrongly
advertised charset in the headers of the original mail. You can check
this viewing the source of it.

KDE PIM users mailing list
kdepim-users at kde.org

More information about the kdepim-users mailing list