Closed Bug 471423 Opened 12 years ago Closed 12 years ago

Shredder doesn't show the chinese sender name while reading newsgroup

Categories

(Thunderbird :: General, defect)

x86
Windows Vista
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 468351

People

(Reporter: wilsonymc, Unassigned)

Details

Attachments

(1 file)

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US) AppleWebKit/525.19 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/1.0.154.42 Safari/525.19
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.1b3pre) Gecko/20081229 Shredder/3.0b2pre

When shredder is used to read the newsgroup, if the sender's name is just simply Chinese characters (Big5), i.e. without Q-Encoding, the shredder seems cannot resolve the characters and therefore use empty string to as the sender name to fill the "From" column.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Subscribe a newsgroup
2. Read a post that has a "Big5" encoding name without Q-Encoding
Actual Results:  
The sender name is missing.

Expected Results:  
The correct Chinese character can be shown in the "From" column
Sounds like a dupe of bug 468351.
Reporter, can you attach such a message, either as .eml or mbox?
Steps to reproduce:
Use Shredder to open the attachment as a "Saved Message"

When this message's overview header is fetch from the newsgroup server, Shredder can show the 'subject', but the 'from' is emtpy.

When this message is opened as saved message, Shredder cannot show both 'subject' and 'from'.
Yes, that's the same problem as bug 468351.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 468351
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