> The strange letters you received:
I recently had a messagr from a mailing list where a surname came through like
I asked about it on the list, and this is the reply I received:
> Monday, April 2, 2012, 7:09:51 PM, you wrote:
> >> Can anyone provide me with info on when the Boullé's came to
> South Africa?
> SH> Boull WHO?
> Must be an artefact of your email viewer. My email client (The Bat)
> using its text only view, transcribes the letters perfectly well, as
> do, as it appears from messages in reply, do most other people's.
> In my email viewer the two odd letters are replaced by an e acute.
In the reply, the name in the haeader, and in the body of the message, was
I have had a number of other messages with strange cvharacters in them --
capital A with two dots over it, Euro signs, trademark signs and the like.
People blame my reader, Pegasus, for them, but I find that when the guy who
replied top me above quoted the original, it came through fine.
What is causing this, and is there anything I can do about it?
Steve Hayes from Tshwane, South Africa
E-mail - see web page, or parse: shayes at dunelm full stop org full stop uk