[r-t] It's all Greek to some

Fred Bone Fred.Bone at dial.pipex.com
Sun Jan 4 12:13:19 UTC 2015

On 3 January 2015 at 17:39, Don Morrison said:

> On Sat, Jan 3, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Don Morrison <dfm at ringing.org> wrote: >
> it seems some subscribers to this list are seeing > question marks or
> boxes displayed where there should be Greek letters.
> At least one person having this problem believes its root, for him, to be
> with the digest smashing Greek letters to question marks. If in fact this
> is true (I don't get the digest so I can't check), perhaps Mailman could
> be reconfigured to be more Unicode-friendly when constructing digests of
> this list?

The MIME-digest doesn't exhibit any such problem, since every message is 
included complete with the necessary headers.

The plain-text digest is AIUI sent in ASCII, and does not support 
multiple charsets. After all, the only reason anyone would subscribe to 
the plain-text digest is that their kit is incapable of handling them.

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