Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 80036
iso8859-1 extended chars displayed incorrectly
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:04 EDT
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Description of problem:
When viewing a ISO8859-1 (Latin-1) encoded plain text message in
Evolution, extended characters appear incorrectly (for instance, an
o-umlaut appears as an odd symbol that looks something like an X or
I will fetch the latest Raw Hide package and test that just in case
this issue has been fixed recently.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
This is using evolution-1.2.0-2 downloaded a couple weeks ago from
Raw Hide. I have a feeling this issue also existed in evolution 1.0.x.
I have tried various different fonts, but the characters are still
I am using a mostly standard Red Hat Linux 8.0 with en_AU.UTF8 locale.
The mail message I saw this with most recently had specifically
stated it was encoded using ISO8859-1, as the headers contained:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
Is this any better with 1.2.1 currently in rawhide (and more importantly, the
newer gtkhtml)? If not, what are your font settings set to?
Closing due to inactivity