Emails may be 8bit, not 7bit
In the 4.1.2 distribution, many (all?) email templates in
But when localization is used and other locale messages are inserted, there may be non-ASCII characters among them.
Therefore, the Content-Transfer-Encoding in these files should be set to
. (It still won't work with locales that cannot be represented in ISO-8859-1, but at least it covers more cases than before.)
Actually, I got aware of that problem when I used German texts, since they have umlauts.
- 27 Apr 2007
If someone with an interest in using 8 bit characters would like to develop a patch, I'd be quite happy to apply it.
A patch is attached.
- 01 May 2007
Note that attached patch also removes emailing the WIKIWEBMASTER
I am not sure we want that change sneaked in as well so watch out with the patch attached.
- 19 May 2007
yeah, i did notice the bcc's and i'm not including those.
since all of the other changes were changing everything from '7bit' -> '8bit', that's what i'm going to check in.
changing all of the plugins
that also have email templates
- 20 May 2007
Sorry, I just did a diff on my own installation and forgot that I also discarded the emails to WIKIWEBMASTER. It's clearly not connected to the issue of this ticket, which is to do an s/7bit/8bit/ on all email-relevant template files. (I changed the Bcc in our installation, since I prefer to only get emails on successful registrations, not on every registration attempt.)
- 21 May 2007
i have checked in patches for '7bit' -> '8bit'. i will also upload new plugins versions to twiki.org
Cleaned "WaitingFor" field.
- 10 Aug 2008