problem with german umlauts

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Sat Nov 13 15:15:20 CET 2010

On 11/13/2010 8:35 AM, Reinhard Irmer wrote:
> Using GnuPG v.1.4.11 with Thunderbird as client charset must be utf-8 to
> show correct umlauts

Is that the client charset for GnuPG, or the client charset for
Thunderbird itself?  Keep in mind Thunderbird can display data in many
different encodings, too.

If Thunderbird is expecting ISO-8859-1 and you're passing umlauts in
from GnuPG as UTF-8, you'll get some strangeness.

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