Bug 468775 - Gnus/Emacs quotes some full names in email addresses incorrectly while replying
Gnus/Emacs quotes some full names in email addresses incorrectly while replying
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: emacs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Novotny
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-10-27 18:20 EDT by Krzysztof Halasa
Modified: 2009-07-14 10:07 EDT (History)
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Description Krzysztof Halasa 2008-10-27 18:20:51 EDT
Description of problem:
Gnus on Emacs quotes some full names in message headers incorrectly when replying, when the original names were quoted correctly, when using
"=?iso-8859-X?...?=" encoding.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Reply/wide-reply etc. to an email from Full M. Last <xxx> encoded using
"=?iso-8859..." syntax.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. receive email from or with a copy to J.A. Magallón <his.email.address>.

   ASCII dump from a real mail header:
Cc:     ...
        =?iso-8859-1?Q?J=2EA=2E_Magall=F3n?= <xxx>,

Both full names are quoted correctly, using "=?iso-8859-" syntax.

2. mail a wide-reply with a copy to self (Bcc: your_address etc.)
3. check the ASCII representation of the Cc: header lines
Actual results:
The address in the reply will be encoded as:
        J.A. =?iso-8859-2?Q?Magall=F3n?= <xxx>,
Unfortunately the "J.A." part must be quoted as per the RFC.

Expected results:
        =?iso-8859-1?Q?J=2EA=2E_Magall=F3n?= <xxx>,

Additional info:
Relevant .emacs setting - I'm using:
(setq mm-coding-system-priorities '(iso-8859-2))
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