OT: Mail system trashes Swedish flag

Jonathan Ryshpan jonrysh at pacbell.net
Wed Mar 20 07:56:41 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 15:25 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> 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.

Done.  Lets see what my Swedish friend has to say.

> -- 
> 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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