[NBLUG/talk] quoted printable / Entourage

Troy Arnold fryman at sonic.net
Thu Jun 17 15:34:13 PDT 2004

 occasionally receive mail from an OSX Entourage user:
User-Agent: Microsoft-Entourage/

Basically, it's quoted-printable with ISO-8859-1 and it looks like crap,
with quotes and apostrophes appearing to me as question marks.  I
usually use mutt, but it looks like crap with mozilla mail as well.

Couple of questions:
1) What is the fundamental source of the problem?
2) Any mutt-foo or other workarounds so I can look at this without


Part of the message with relevant headers:

Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:58:29 -1000
To: Troy Arnold <troy at zenux.net>
Mime-version: 1.0
Content-type: multipart/alternative; boundary="B_3170314711_5626143"

Content-type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1"
Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable

Your estimate looks fair and accurate. I didn=B9t have an expectation about
the amount...just that it=B9d be fair and accurate.

I=B9ll need client approval before I give you the green light...so I won=B9t
hold you to the June 30th deadline. Just give me an updated schedule when
the =B3formal=B2formal comes in (these things sometimes take a while to get

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