Re: [Evolution] "Default character Encoding" doesn't effect message header

I've just created a bug, 26081, to track this issue.

(thats why i asked btw, to see how important it was and whether it
required a bumping of the priority on the issue).

On Mon, 2002-06-10 at 13:27, Kenn Sakai wrote:


From: Colin Walters<walters debian org>
Subject: Re: [Evolution] "Default character Encoding" doesn't effect message  header
Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2002 13:49:43 -0400

Well, one thing to note is that only Emacs 21.1 or newer supports utf-8
(and XEmacs doesn't at all, AFAIK); that means that all the Emacs-based
mail clients (e.g Gnus, VM, Wanderlust, SEMI, Mew) won't support it
unless they're running on a new enough version of GNU Emacs.

Given that some of those (like Wanderlust) seem to be popular, and also
seem to have a mostly Japanese-only audience, I suspect there are a fair
number of Japanese users of GNU/Linux and Unix for whom utf-8 isn't

I mention this because I notice Kenn is using Mew (an Emacs-based mail
client) on Emacs 20.7.

Thanks Colin, that's exactly right.

Actually, a number(most)of Unix/Linux users use Emacs-based mail clients
as mailer.

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