[PATCH] pwclient: fix handling of UTF-8 char in submitter name

Jeremy Kerr jk at ozlabs.org
Fri Dec 10 18:10:29 EST 2010

Hi Wolfgang,

> > I think a number of messages have special characters in iso8859-1 and
> > iso8859-9.
> > 
> > A n option would not really help. I'm running into this when
> > auto-updating the status of some patches using a script similat to
> > what you just posted.
> OK, sounds like we need the parser to be able to take an mbox and read the
> encoding from the headers then.

Hm, but these aren't mbox messages, right? (they'd be git commits).

I think in this case, we have to assume some encoding, as it isn't specified 
in any metadata. Autodetection is just going to cause pain.



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