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Re: [trinity-users] Kmail distortion of headings from recent Thunderbird messages.

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 16:41:32 +0200
Dne út 13. října 2015 Slávek Banko napsal(a):
> Dne so 3. října 2015 Marco napsal(a):
> > Hi all,
> >
> > When reading messages in Kmail sent to me by (2) correspondents using
> > Thunderbird (v38), the FROM and the TO fields of the messages are not
> > correctly represented: the French accents in the sender's real name and
> > in the real names in the recipient list are distorted. For example, René
> > becomes Renc3a9. This is quite annoying when I want to reply to a list
> > with many names with French accents.
> >
> > This problem does not apply to the body of message, where all accents are
> > ok. I noticed that the problem started on August 30 where i also noticed
> > the two correspondents upgraded to version 38 of Thunderbird for windoze.
> > Earlier messages are ok.
> >
> > I have been using Kmail on my desktop computer for many years without any
> > problems. It is the current version (1.9.10) supplied by Trinity. I use
> > Ubuntu Precise with Trinity R 14.0.2.
> >
> > I tried changing character settings in 'appearance' within Kmail
> > preferences in various combinations, with utf-8 and iso-8859-1 to no
> > avail. Is this something that I need to set correctly in Kmail or
> > something wrong with Tbird? My wife can read those same headings fine on
> > her laptop using Tbird.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Marco
>
> I noticed the same problem, but I was not able to identify when it began to
> appear. Thank you for your research!
>
> The problem lies in the fact that newer versions of Thunderbird began to
> use lowercase letters for hex codes in quotedprintable encoding. Now I will
> test the patch for tdelibs, which should correct the problem... Stay tuned
> :)

Done! Updated tdelibs are available in the repository.
Just to update :)

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Slávek