[Bug 78564] kmail: French accentuated characters displayed as little squares
marco.laverdiere at sympatico.ca
Tue Jan 9 12:29:20 UTC 2007
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: kdepim
I'm on Kubuntu Edgy, freshly dist-upgraded. Many incoming messages with
French accentuated carachters are displayed as little squares in Kmail.
Some other French messages are displayed fine however. I guess it's a
UTF-8/ISO-8859 compatibility issue. To my understanding, Kubuntu is
configured by default to use UTF-8 locales. I didn't try to modify or
play with this configuration, but my litttle Google search indicates me
that setting the system to ISO-8859 could solve the problem, but would
certainly not be an acceptable solution considering that UTF-8 is
supposed to be the encoding of choice now.
But then, what would be the solution if we want to maintain the UTF-8
Thanks for your attention.
** Affects: kdepim (Ubuntu)
kmail: French accentuated characters displayed as little squares
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