Handling mislabeled emails encoded with Windows-1252

Sebastian Poeplau sebastian.poeplau at eurecom.fr
Tue Jul 24 01:00:55 PDT 2018

Hi David,

> Everyone's mail situation is unique, but I haven't noticed this
> problem. Do you have a mechanical (e.g. scripted) way of detecting such
> mails? I suppose it could just look for characters in the range 0x80 to
> 0x95 in allegedly ISO_8859-1 messages. A census of the situation in my
> own mail would help me think about this problem, I think.

Yes, I guess that should be a good enough heuristic for detecting
affected mail. I'll try to come up with a simple script and post it


More information about the notmuch mailing list