ISO-8859-1 mails getting marked as UTF-8

Michael Kesper mkallas at
Wed Feb 27 23:11:43 CET 2008

* Martin Toft <mt at> [2008-02-27 20:06:57 +0100]:
> I use GnuPG together with mutt on Debian Etch. I prefer to use
> ISO-8859-1 

Short question: Why?
ISO-8859-1 is a hack and even so common alphabets like cyrillic break it.

So, if you want to stay sane, switch to UTF-8.

My 0,02 EUR

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