Closed Bug 3789 Opened 21 years ago Closed 20 years ago

messenger sends out wrong data for charset

Categories

(MailNews Core :: Internationalization, defect, P1)

x86
Windows NT
defect

Tracking

(Not tracked)

VERIFIED WORKSFORME

People

(Reporter: jgmyers, Assigned: rhp)

References

Details

(Whiteboard: DEPEMD - Intl)

(This bug imported from BugSplat, Netscape's internal bugsystem.  It
was known there as bug #333114
http://scopus.netscape.com/bugsplat/show_bug.cgi?id=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
numeric keypad.
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.

Message-ID: <363FB108.86AF92F3@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 1998 17:42:32 -0800
From: John Gardiner Myers <jgmyers@netscape.com>
X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.5 [en] (WinNT; U)
X-Accept-Language: en
MIME-Version: 1.0
To: John Myers <jgmyers@netscape.com>
Subject: test
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

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
Assignee: marek → jefft
Status: REOPENED → NEW
QA Contact: 1308
reassign to jefft@netscape.com (who the bugsplat bug was assigned to)
Target Milestone: M4
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.
Assignee: jefft → ducarroz
Reassigning to Jean-Francois who works on mail compose for mail5.
Target Milestone: M4 → M6
M6
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Assignee: ducarroz → rhp
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
reaasign ro Rich Pizzaro has he now own the backend part of message composition
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: M6 → M7
Whiteboard: DEPEMD - Intl
Blocks: 7228
Target Milestone: M7 → M8
Legacy bug...moving to M8.
Target Milestone: M8 → M9
Bump to M9 and will verify when I can run again.

- rhp
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
I just tested this with SeaMonkey and it looks like we've fixed this in
5.0...how about that :-)

- rhp
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
verified worksforme
Product: MailNews → Core
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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