Build 2002103004 WinXP Steps to reproduce the bug 1 send to yourself an email with a link to a swf file, http://home.attbi.com/~n9ivo/whatswrong.swf for instance 2 send to yourself a message containing accents such as é à è ô û ö ï 3 Open the message with the accents, note that they are displayed correctly 4 Open the second message with the lonk, click on the link to the swf file in MailNews, the swf file gets displayed in the message window 5 reopen the message with the accents, they are displayed like this: Ã© Ã Ã¨ Ã´ Ã» Ã¶ Ã¯ All messages in all my mailboxes now display wrongly accentuated characters. The only way to get them displayed correctly (on a message per message basis) is to force Charset coding to UTF8 Hee are the header lines concerning coding for the test message with the accents: X-Accept-Language: en, fr-fr, en-gb, es-es MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-15; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
dup of bug # 110729?
I could reproduce this bug on Linux RedHat 7.3 with updated mozilla packages : mozilla-1.2.1-0_rh7 mozilla-mail-1.2.1-0_rh7 nautilus-mozilla-1.0.6-16 [...] Changing Character encodig to UTF-8 for the message with accents leads to the correct display. Jean-Michel BARBET.
setting OS to ALL following Jean-Michel's comment
this was indeed a dupe of bug 110729, it is now fixed. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 110729 ***