[rt-users] Handling foreign characters

Jesse jesse at fsck.com
Thu Nov 30 23:48:51 EST 2000


or http://www.fsck.com/pub/rt/contrib/subject-encoding.README

On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 10:39:34PM -0200, Hermann Wecke wrote:
> As most of my transactions are written in a foreign language, every time an 
> user sends a message with a foreign character, the RT is "changing" the 
> subject to a lot of garbage that begins with "ISO-8859-1".
> How can I strip this out? Either converting the subject to a plain text or 
> doing something to avoid this garbage being recorded.
> I have a RegEx to handle this "job":
> $subject=~tr/áéíóúâêîôûàèìòùäëïöüãõçñÁÉÍÓÚÂÊÎÔÛÀÈÌÒÙÄËÏÖÜÃÕÇÑ/aeiouaeiouaeiouaeiouaocnAEIOUAEIOUAEIOUAEIOUAOCN/;
> Where is the correct place to include it? Maybe I found a good place: at 
> /lib/rt/database.pm...
> Or should I use the stripmime, from David Troy???
> Thanks,
> Hermann
> (using RT 1.0.5) 
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