Subject line of French "My Collection" email has strange characters

James William Yoon james.yoon at utoronto.ca
Tue Mar 9 15:32:51 UTC 2010


Just solved the mystery.

University of Toronto's mail servers is doing something weird to the
encoding. Sent it to my @gmail.com, and it works fine. Sent it to my @
utoronto.ca, and the encoding's messed up.

Cheers,
James

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:29 AM, James William Yoon
<james.yoon at utoronto.ca>wrote:

> That's a bit weird.
>
> We've tried it on several different machines here. On Yura's Linux box, it
> reads fine too (not sure what mail client he was using). On Michelle's Mac
> box, the encoding looks strange (using Apple Mail). And on my Mac box, it
> looks strange (using Firefox; and I've gone through many different character
> encodings).
>
> James
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:15 AM, tona monjo <tonamonjo at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I tested this in French, and in my case (iPhone 3G with OS 3.0.1) it
>> worked well *(**Votre collection d'objets du musée McCord*).
>>
>> The body of the message also shows the right characters.
>>
>> Tona
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 3:56 PM, James William Yoon <
>> james.yoon at utoronto.ca> wrote:
>>
>>> Hey Hugues,
>>>
>>> I just noticed that when I send a "My Collection" email in French mode,
>>> the subject line reads: "Votre collection d'objets du musée McCord".
>>> (encoding problems?)
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> James
>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Tona Monjo
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>>
>
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