Closed Bug 1443737 Opened 4 years ago Closed 4 years ago

ï¿1⁄2 characters in sending mail

Categories

(Thunderbird :: Untriaged, defect)

52 Branch
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1435903

People

(Reporter: vieuxsayain, Unassigned)

Details

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:58.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/58.0
Build ID: 20180206200532

Steps to reproduce:

The people receiving my mails with this kind of characters : ï¿1⁄2 
For example : 
"Merci de me le retourner valid� par retour d'e-mail."



Expected results:

I would like my mails are receiving correctly without   ï¿1⁄2 

Thanks to tell me what to do
Group: mail-core-security
This is a current problem with all e-mail services provided by AT&T, Yahoo, BellSouth, etc.
Further reading:
https://forums.yahoo.net/t5/Sending/Yahoo-SMTP-server-advertising-8bit-capability-incorrectly-and/m-p/460316

Workaround: Set preference mail.strictly_mime to true.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1435903
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