[Mimedefang] Quick question about Windows ISO encoding vs UTF-8

Steffen Kaiser skmimedefang at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de
Wed Feb 18 01:23:24 EST 2015


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On Tue, 17 Feb 2015, Albert E. Whale wrote:

> Since no on else was having a similar problem, I pointed out several 
> references and we finally found that by changing  the encoding of the message 
> (using Outlook - or LookOut as I call it!) from Windows ISO to UTF-8 
> everything worked as expected.
>
> I did not see anything in Sendmail. Clamav, or Mimedefang which senses the 
> encoding, so is this totally a Windows exercise in futility or what does this 
> encoding format do?  (besides break email delivery)

You did not mention, _which_ encoding format you are referring to:

MIME-Type, Content-Transfer-Encoding & Content-Type.

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Steffen Kaiser
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