In hebrew emails mail scanner puts gibberish in the Subject line

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA
Mon Aug 15 14:39:34 IST 2005

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Yossi Mor wrote:

>Hi forum,
>I am facing this problem with several companies that send emails where the 
>subject line is in hebrew is jammed to gibrish(not all of them).


We have no problem here with sendmail and subject lines containing 
accented characters (but not Hebrew).

All Subject lines should not contain any 8-bit or UTF-8 character.  All 
those characters should be converted into "normal" characters, usually 
using QP (Quoted Printable) by the MUA, but some don't do it.  Our 
sendmail config does not accept 8-bit characters in headers and 
translates them into "X".


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