[rt-devel] Still problems with non-ascii subjects

Phil Homewood pdh at snapgear.com
Wed Jun 18 03:52:12 EDT 2003

Dmitry Sivachenko wrote:
> 1) If Subject contains non-ascii characters and is plain 8bit, it
> becomes '?????' after RT processing (both at WebUI and in e-mail RT resends
> to subscribers).  According to RT logs, encoding is determined correctly by
> Encode::Guess.  The affected e-mail can be found at
> http://mitya.pp.ru/rt-bad-email1.dat

Are headers allowed to contain 8bit data? My recollection, and
reading of RFC 822 and RFC 2047, gives me the impression that
they're not.

Note, also, that SpamAssassin also flags that subject as "illegal".

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