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Old December 7th 17, 05:51 AM posted to
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Default O.T. winston - not the decoded nym in your From header (was: home to pro?)

.....w񧱤 wrote:
VVVVVVVVVVV Incorrect UTF8 Base64 corrected to his all-ASCII nym is:

From: =?UTF-8?B?Li4uLnfCocOxwqfCscKkw7E=?=

Seamonkey is screwing up your nym in the From header even worse than
whatever you were using before. The decoding of your UTF-8 Base64 nym
shows the original string had non-ASCII characters. Why do you need
UTF8 B64 encoding when "...winston" consists of ten ASCII characters?

"...winston" (sans quotes) in UTF-8 Base64 is encoded as:
not as

Test it out at
Enter "...winston" to see what the UTF-8 Base64 string should be. As
another test, go to and enter
what Seamonkey put in your From header, which was:

From: =?UTF-8?B?Li4uLnfCocOxwqfCscKkw7E=?=

and click the Decode button. Instead of "...winston" as your nym, it
decodes to "....w񧱤" (with 4 leading dots instead of 3).