Mailscanner doesn't add charset when adding signature

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Aug 27 08:46:46 IST 2004

At 06:39 27/08/2004, you wrote:
> >>
> >> How big a problem is that?
> >
> > Our customers complain loudly..
>I second that!!!
>Could you not put the charset and mimetype in the first two lines of the
>reports/attachments etc.? Perhaps with special keywords that get parsed by
>mailscanner? That way it could be handled individually for each
>report/language without putting too much effort into finding the correct
>types automatically or having thousand new options in MailScanner.conf. A
>default option for characterset and mime-type would be nice though. If the
>special keywords are not found then the defaults are being used.

So when I sign a clean message, I need to add

MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-type: text/plain; charset=<whatever_MS_conf_says>

to the headers in the message if they aren't already both there?
What other situations do I need to do this in?

I've not actually experienced this problem myself, so I am going completely
on what you tell me. Please be sure to explain it to me precisely, don't
assume anything.
Exactly what situations require this change?
Julian Field
Professional Support Services at
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