(This bug imported from BugSplat, Netscape's internal bugsystem. It
was known there as bug #333114
Imported into Bugzilla on 03/15/99 19:16)
Click on "new message"
Select "View/Character set/UTF-8"
Address the message
In the body, add a division sign by holding down ALT and typing 246 on the
Send the message.
The message sent out is as follows. =F7 is not legal UTF-8, it is the ISO-8859-1
encoding for the division sign.
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 1998 17:42:32 -0800
From: John Gardiner Myers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.5 [en] (WinNT; U)
To: John Myers <email@example.com>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
this is a test=F7
-> jefft, cc bobj,nhotta,lchiang
Not a regression from 4.51, in 4.5 - WONTFIX
At the very least, this needs to be fixed in 5.0
reassign to firstname.lastname@example.org (who the bugsplat bug was assigned to)
This was not a problem in HTML mail -- restricted to plain text.
Should be reviewed when the Sending mail becomes functional in 5.0
for both plain and HTML mail.
Tenatively set for M4 for review and further disposition.
Reassigning to Jean-Francois who works on mail compose for mail5.
reaasign ro Rich Pizzaro has he now own the backend part of message composition
Legacy bug...moving to M8.
Bump to M9 and will verify when I can run again.
I just tested this with SeaMonkey and it looks like we've fixed this in
5.0...how about that :-)