[arch-dev-public] Encoding issues - gmail?

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Nov 7 17:43:49 EST 2008

On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 11:27 -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> Hey guys, I wanted to know if I screwed this up, or if it's just
> gmail. When Francois commits something, gmail displays the cedilla
> funny:

My mailserver does 8bit munging, so his name shows up as FranXXois.
Headers, and thus the from address, should always be 7bit encoded.
There's some RFC around that describes using Base64 with some encoding
to get UTF8 in 7bit headers.

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