[Users] Question about Character Encoding.

Andrej Kacian andrej at kacian.sk
Tue Apr 26 14:54:44 CEST 2016

On Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:35:51 +0200
"Erik P. Olsen" <epodata at gmail.com> wrote:

> > if it's set to Automatic, then charset= parameter of Content-Type
> > header for displayed e-mail, or same header in its displayed MIME
> > part is honored.  
> Thanks, that's what I thought. I have, however, received an e-mail
> with this text in the header:
>  Content-Type: text/plain;
> 	charset="iso-8859-1"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> Automatic did not pick it up I had to set "Character Encoding" to
> iso-8859-1 to get the characters resolved. Is anything missing or
> should I file a bug report?

Maybe the e-mail had MIME-encoded body parts which had their own
Content-Type header with different charset set?

Otherwise, feel free to open a bug report, with the entire message in
question attached.


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