Problem with Subject: XXXX XXXXXX on Cyrus

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Mon Nov 7 08:45:17 EST 2005


--On 7. November 2005 13:40:05 +0200 lkolchin at wrote:

> I have very annoying problem since I've moved to Cyrus from UW-IMAP:
> When someone sends e-mail from a number of servers to my users, and
> Subject line is in hebrew, the only Subject they see on their Outlook
> Express or Horde IMP is Subject: XXXX XXXXXX
> On the other hand, same message sent to Exchange account looks OK on the
> Subject line.
> Is there any solution to this kind of problem?

sure, use a standards-compliant mail program that does RFC 2047-encoding on 
all headers. Unencoded 8-bit characters aren't allowed in headers. That's 
why Cyrus replaces them with X.

Cheers, Sebastian Hagedorn
Sebastian Hagedorn - RZKR-R1 (Gebäude 52), Zimmer 18
Zentrum für angewandte Informatik - Universitätsweiter Service RRZK
Universität zu Köln / Cologne University - Tel. +49-221-478-5587
Skype: shagedorn
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