AW: problem with german umlauts

Reinhard Irmer reinhard.irmer at
Sat Nov 13 16:48:19 CET 2010

Hi Robert,

you wrote on Sa, 13.Nov.2010 (15:15:20):
> 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?

For GnuPG

> Keep in mind Thunderbird can display data in many 
> different encodings, too.

In bodypane of TB different charsets are configurable, but in headerpane?
> If Thunderbird is expecting ISO-8859-1 and you're passing umlauts in 
> from GnuPG as UTF-8, you'll get some strangeness.

TB is configured for utf-8 like GnuPG v.1.4.11 and shows umlauts well.
Using GnuPG v.2.0.16 (standard-utf-8) TB shows umlauts wrong :-(

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