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So the file extension and the proper name is lost. But when I try to send this file back to gmail, hotmail..etc, the filename in attachment does display correctly in chinese. I think that suggest this string could be decoded with some sort of function. iconv? I am sorry, but could anyone guide me in the right direction?
In addition to utf8, you may need to add big5. I have both installed on my Debian system (which you are apparently using) and I have no problems with displaying Chinese characters.
Is it safe to assume you have either IBus or SCIM installed? If so, just added extra Chinese input methods.
I do not know if it is necessary to add Chinese to the locales, but if you have not already done so, it would not hurt.
I hope that helps.
Last edited by Randicus Draco Albus; 12-11-2011 at 09:29 PM.
Hi, thanks for the information, but I am not sure if it is actually the input, the here is the top part of the email file:
From .com Fri Nov 25 08:24:05 2011
Received: from nas (localhost [127.0.0.1])
by nas (8.14.3/8.14.3/Debian-5+lenny1) with ESMTP id pAPFNwjF007969
for <root@localhost>; Fri, 25 Nov 2011 08:23:59 -0700
Received: from gmail-pop.l.google.com [184.108.40.206]
by nas with POP3 (fetchmail-6.3.9-rc2)
for <root@localhost> (single-drop); Fri, 25 Nov 2011 08:23:59 -0700 (MST)
Received: by 10.216.123.12 with SMTP id u12cs217593weh;
Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:14:59 -0800 (PST)
Received: by 10.100.237.19 with SMTP id k19mr7429387anh.163.1322234096872;
Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:14:56 -0800 (PST)
Received: from mail-qw0-f50.google.com (mail-qw0-f50.google.com [220.127.116.11])
by mx.google.com with ESMTPS id w20si9054227and.192.2011.11.25.07.14.56
Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:14:56 -0800 (PST)
Received-SPF: pass (google.com: domain of designates 18.104.22.168 as permitted sender) client-ip=22.214.171.124;
Authentication-Results: mx.google.com; spf=pass (google.com: domain of @gmail.com designates 126.96.36.199 as permitted sender) email@example.com; dkim=pass (test mode) firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: by qadb12 with SMTP id b12so3401151qad.9
for <>; Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:14:56 -0800 (PST)
DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=relaxed/relaxed;
Received: by 10.182.188.34 with SMTP id fx2mr10381628obc.31.1322234095924;
Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:14:55 -0800 (PST)
Received: by 10.182.122.9 with HTTP; Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:14:55 -0800 (PST)
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 08:14:55 -0700
Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary=f46d04446a6798f7a904b2909dff
Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary=f46d04446a6798f7a504b2909dfd
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1
The line is "=?Big5?B?pmu3Uafvs3mkSKfvwsMgT1ZBKDEtNrawp7kpLnRvcnJlbnQ=?=". I wonder what encode format is this? I tried base64, its not.