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[Help Wanted] [MM-9072] page preview renders � for non-ascii chars for charset="windows-1250" #8341

esethna opened this Issue Feb 20, 2018 · 2 comments


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esethna commented Feb 20, 2018

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Notes: Jira ticket

Initial GitHub report: #8186

Some link previews are displayed incorrectly when using charset="windows-1250". Non ascii chars are replaced with �.

Steps to reproduce

  1. Mattermost version 4.6.1.
  2. Enable link preview and just paste this to a channel: or

Expected behavior
Link previewed with correct encoding

Observed behavior
Non ascii chars replaced with �.



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cometkim commented Apr 6, 2018

I will take this.

Have the same problem when I share a Korean news site which uses EUC-KR.

I think to change server side would be a better option than client side. it needs to check the charset in parsing page and to convert to UTF-8 if it uses something else.


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amyblais commented Apr 9, 2018

Hi @cometkim,

Thank you for your interest in taking this ticket! Please let us know if you have any questions about how to get started.

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