French accents test

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Tue Feb 28 19:44:11 PST 2006

On Monday, 27 February 2006 at  0:05:31 -0500, Peter wrote:
> --- clue less <clhuless at> wrote:
>> Does the mailing list improperly strip iso-8859-1 encoding and render it
>> as unescaped UTF-8?
>>   This is a test to see:  �����.
> I see the proper characters but when I reply in my yahoo account I get a
> question mark in a black circle for each character.  This is a problem on
> my end no doubt.
> Here is a test of my own: éàïÉ

People, please use the FreeBSD-test mailing list for this sort of

In this case, though, Peter, you're using the wrong encoding.
According to your message, it was ISO 8859-1.  What you sent looks
more like UTF-8 (and is thus mangled).

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