[TriLUG] strange chars/formatting in received e-mail

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Thu Nov 10 16:00:59 EST 2011

On Thu, 10 Nov 2011, Lucas Myers wrote:

> Stuff like "â€" is usually a good indicator that something 
> UTF-8 encoded is being misinterpreted as ISO 8859-1.

Hmm. I see.

In the section "Mail and Internet" in


pine is mentioned as _not_ having UTF-8 support. However 
alpine does, but you have to set alpine up and set your term 
to display UTF-8.

Thanks Joe

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