Pine (was: Re: cctalk Digest, Vol 17, Issue 20)

Christian Corti cc at
Mon Oct 23 13:20:07 CDT 2017

On Mon, 23 Oct 2017, Richard Loken wrote:
> By gum!  Alpine does indeed translate the 'A' into a '?' and I never
> noticed.

I'm using Alpine, too, and have no problems with the à or any other 
foreign character. I'm not even using UTF-8 but plain ISO-8859-1 in my 
But it's important to set "Display Character Set" and "Unknown Character 
Set" in Alpine's settings! Otherwise you'll see '?' for all non-ASCII 


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