[Users] invalid signature only in Claws Mail

Andreas Rönnquist mailinglists at gusnan.se
Fri May 3 16:17:42 CEST 2013

On Fri, 3 May 2013 12:27:22 +0200,
Colin Leroy<colin at colino.net> wrote:

>On Thu, 2 May 2013 20:09:47 +0200, Andreas Rönnquist
><mailinglists at gusnan.se> wrote:
>> I have no solution for your problem, but I have a similar problem - 
>> in my case it is a mail to the debian-security-announce mailinglist,
>> and the mail does have a ü (non-ascii) character in the body - I
>> don't see anything like that in your mail though. To me it looks
>> like all mails that got non-ascii characters in the body fails
>> signature validation.
>> Mail attached, but also available online:
>> https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2013/msg00055.html
>> A gpg --verify does report a good signature, but Claws doesn't.
>> Is it related?
>It's not, apparently, it's mostly because the Debian mail has stray
>UTF-8 in a text part with no charset declaration, so Claws-Mail treats
>it as being in your locale's (historic) charset, probably ISO-8859-1 in
>your case.
>You can ask Claws to treat parts with no charset declared as your
>locale's "modern" charset (that is, UTF-8) with the hidden pref:

Thanks - that indeed helps.

-- Andreas Rönnquist
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