Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Dec 5 14:48:21 GMT 2007

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Ugo Bellavance wrote:
> Denis Beauchemin wrote:
>> Claude Gagné a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> Sometimes when our MailScanner apply the inline.sig.html or the 
>>> inline.sig.txt the accent (like é) appears as a "i" or chinese symbol.
>>> Anyone know how can I get rid of this issues ?
>> Claude,
>> I don't think you can avoid this as the message encoding is defined 
>> in the email headers and it is put there by the email clients, not 
>> MS.  So it changes from one email to the other.
>> Denis
> Julian, would it be possible to fix that in some way?  Forcing UTF-8 
> maybe?
> Regards,
> Ugo
I don't want to change the encoding used in a message, as I don't have 
any control over how a message is written, and trying to translate the 
whole thing into UTF8 would surely be a murderously difficult problem.


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