spurious characters in cvs-all subject
lomion at mac.com
Sun Mar 30 19:30:39 PST 2003
On Sunday, March 30, 2003, at 10:15 PM, Andrew Boothman wrote:
> Dan Langille wrote:
>>>> Anyone else notice the spurious characters in the subject of at
>>>> least a couple of commits today (around 13:35:20 PST)? They appear
>>>> to have stopped. -- Dan Langille : http://www.langille.org/
>>> What did they look like?
>> A square box after right after "cvs commit:". I saw it in this
> I noticed them too viewing my mail in Mozilla 1.3b in several commit
> messages on cvs-all. They seem to be the standard character that
> Mozilla uses when it doesn't know how to render a character as they
> turn up in large quantites in 90% of the spam I get.....
> I have no idea why they would be appearing where they are. They
> appeared in Martin Blapp's two commits to editors/openoffice-devel and
> Akinori Musha's commit to convert/ruby-lv.
Most likely they had a character in there that the mail app couldnt
render like mentioned above, i've seen it with non-standard charsets.
Odds are they are not using the same charset or a charset your mailer
had an issue with...
just a wild guess...
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