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Subject: Messed-up accents in GeekMail rss

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Francis K. Lalumiere
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I've got some French-speaking GeekBuddies (my oldest daughter is actually one of them!! ) and whenever we write each other in French through the GeekMail system, our messages come out all garbled because of the accents.
Now I'm not 100% sure, but I think it didn't use to be that way a year or so ago.
What happened? And can it be fixed?

 
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Ken B.
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I recently sent out some geekmails with double-quotes in places and they ended up garbled on the other end. I don't think it's just the French characters, something else is at work here. I just figured it was a temporary hiccup. You're right, it didn't do this before.
 
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Werner Bär
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It happenes with the german Umlauts, too (äöü). And i have a geekmail from april 2nd with this effect. So it is not completely new. Maybe since the big geekmail overhaul a few months ago.
 
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Antonio Chavez
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Ah really thoughta this thread wooda been abut sumeting else...
 
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Mikael Ölmestig
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I'm having the same problem. It doesn't seem to disappear with a different encoding.
 
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James Davis
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another bigger problem is the fact when you try to send a gekkmail to someone that has accents in their username its not possible to do because BGG stuffs them up.
 
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Mike Jones
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Yeah, I have a really bad english accent when sending Geek Mail.
 
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