User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7 Clicking the following link gets a strange subject in the email that do not match the subject in the link. The special characters is not parsted right to the email subject. <a href="mailto:email@example.com?subject=test of special charatersæøåÆØÅÜ">firstname.lastname@example.org</A> The error is tested with woth outlook (2002) and mozillas email client. The error do not occure on mozilla 1.4. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Click the link in the detail description. Actual Results: the email have the following subject : "test of special charatersÃ¦Ã¸Ã¥Ã†Ã˜Ã…Ãœ" Expected Results: the email should have had the following subject: "test of special charatersæøåÆØÅÜ"
this is working for me on a 0.8 branch build w/Thunderbird. Please get a current 0.8 nightly and retest this.
QA Contact: mconnor
This do not work with Outlook 2002 or Mozilla 1.4's email client
Clarification: The bug is found using using Outlook 2002 and the email client in Mozilla 1.4.
(In reply to comment #1) > this is working for me on a 0.8 branch build w/Thunderbird. Please get a > current 0.8 nightly and retest this. It seems that internally Firebird converts all diacritical (maybe some other too) characters within any (including mailto) links to UTF-8. The problem is, that in case of external programs, the URI's are passed on to the external program in UTF-8 also. Thunderbird apparently can handle UTF-8 encoded URI's, but Outlook can not. Firebird nightly 0.8 behaves similarily.
I get no error when using 0.9 built with firefox
Build is too old to be of use. Please try to reproduce this bug on FF 0.9 or a nightly. Thanks
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Created attachment 151582 [details] Screenshot of bug The problem still exists in Firefox 0.9. Please see attached.
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