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German characters cause loss of line breaks in some emails.

German characters cause loss of line breaks in some emails.

German characters cause loss of line breaks in some emails.

(OP)
(Elementary user)

I'm trying to find out why our incoming mail server causes the loss of new line breaks when mails contain German characters like ß, ö, ä, or ü

Consider the following body text:
---------------

Line 1
Strasse
Line 3

Line 4
Aepfel
Line 6
---------------
A mail with the above body text is received correctly and has the following (abridged) header code:

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

Now consider the following body text:
---------------

Line 1
Straße
Line 3

Line 4
Äpfel
Line 6
---------------

This is received in the mail like this i.e. all in one line:


---------------
Line 1 Straße Line 3  Line 4 Äpfel Line 6   
---------------
It has the following header:

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64


This doesn't happen on all incoming mails only those from a specific sender.

Any ideas?

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