Opened 17 years ago

Closed 17 years ago

Last modified 17 years ago

#3398 closed (duplicate)

send_mass_mail confused by non-ascii characters

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: Adrian Holovaty
Component: Core (Mail) Version: dev
Severity: Keywords: unicode
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: yes Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


send_mass_mail barfs with UnicodeEncodeError when handed a non-ascii unicode instance, here's a q&d fix.

---     (wersja 4451)
+++     (kopia robocza)
@@ -50,6 +50,8 @@
         if not recipient_list:
         from_email = from_email or settings.DEFAULT_FROM_EMAIL
+        if isinstance(message, unicode):
+            message = message.encode(settings.DEFAULT_CHARSET)
         msg = SafeMIMEText(message, 'plain', settings.DEFAULT_CHARSET)
         msg['Subject'] = subject
         msg['From'] = from_email

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 17 years ago by Michael Radziej <mir@…>

Needs tests: set
Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

At the present time, you shouldn't use unicode strings in any place except newforms. I close this as a duplicate of our general unicodification ticket, #2489

comment:2 Changed 17 years ago by Malcolm Tredinnick

(In [5282]) unicode: Added support for sending email that contains unicode data. Refs #3398.

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