OT: Mail system trashes Swedish flag

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Wed Mar 20 07:25:38 UTC 2013

On 03/20/13 15:21, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
> This much I know already.  The "-f" option is required to force the
> conversion for binary files.  The file I get after the unix2dos
> conversion is exactly the same as the file my recipient emailed back to
> me, and suffers exactly the same problem as the one I convert on my own
> system.  Which is how I know that it's carriage return conversion that
> is causing the trouble with email and not something else.
> The **real** question is: Why is it that when I email a PDF file to a
> Windows machine it usually can be read without difficulty?  What's the
> trouble with the Swedish flag?

What I would do, to see if it makes any difference, it to take the original file (no conversion) zip it and send the zip file.

>From now on, at least during winter time, Im going to blame all spelling an grammar erros on the cat sitting on my chest every time I sit down at the computer....

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