On 09/10/06, Rory Browne <rory.browne at gmail.com> wrote:
> I googled around with fetchmail, and then tried getmail as an alternative,
> but I couldn't find any documentation anywhere on supporting multibyte
> characters. Any pointers?
Neither fetchmail nor getmail, nor any other program that pulls mail
off a remote POP3 / IMAP server and drops it in a local mailspool
should care at all about the character set. I would suspect instead
the MUA that your support staff is using to read the emails. What is
it? Have you verified that multibyte-encoded languages display in that
MUA? Have you verified that the most common Chinese encodings (e.g. GB
2312-80, Big Five, etc.) display OK in the MUA without involving
I seriously doubt your problem is your mail retriever.
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