[whups] Character set, message header, and message text

Joaquim Homrighausen joho at webbplatsen.se
Wed Sep 22 04:38:30 PDT 2004

When I sent a message to Whups (injected from a .qmail-file via mail-filter
script), it seems like ÅÄÖ does not get translated/parsed properly from the

I'm sending it from an Exchange server (Outlook 98), and this is what the
message header contains:

Subject: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Vi_testar_mera_med_=C5=C4=D6_och_annat_=3A-=29?=
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 13:26:14 +0200
MIME-Version: 1.0
X-Mailer: Internet Mail Service (5.5.2653.19)
Content-Type: text/plain;

When this is displayed in Whups, the subject is displayed as:

Vi testar mera med ??? och annat :-)

When I look in the database using phpMyAdmin, the subject is stored as:

Vi testar mera med ÅÄÖ och annat :-)

(in other words, as it should be).

Also, no message text is imported, at least not that I can seem to view from

This is HEAD20040921.


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