When sender's name contains chinese characters, they are not displayed

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Thunderbird
Mail Window Front End
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Jonathan Protzenko, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.9.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.9.1

From: =?gb2312?q?=FFffffd7=FFffffdc=20=FFffffbd=FFfffff0?=

Here is a from header I got recently from a chinese friend. His name (his name's
characters) are not displayed at all. On windows, I get a ? character followed
by ffffd7 another then ffffdc, etc. Under linux, a small square with the
character code (I'm not sure at all it is the right one). The characters are not
displayed in the list of mails, when I try to view his mail, in the From header,
etc. But the content of the message is OK.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Send an email from yahoo.cn with your chinese name in characters for instance
2. Launch tb & get the mail
3. Your name's characters are not displayed

Actual Results:  
Name not displayed

Expected Results:  
It should have displayed the correct chinese characters
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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