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Thunderbird bug: leading spaces are removed when character set is automatically converted

by Walter Rudametkin     thunderbird bug

Posted 2014.03.05 — Rennes, France

I ran into a weird bug that took me about 50 test emails to understand. Thunderbird appears to automatically convert your plain-text emails from one character set to another automatically if it detects that there is an incompatible character.

However, the conversion isn't as smooth as it should be. In fact, in my case, all leading spaces in my neatly formatted plain-text format=flowed emails disappear.

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