> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 01:01:15PM +0200, Michael Hampicke wrote:
>> I've been having this problem for a while, but I never bothered to
>> really look into it, but now, I want to do something about it.
>> Thing is, when I view messages in Thunderbird - I use TB13 - that are
>> encoded in GB2312 and have chinese characters in them, the font looks
>> rather ugly. Unicode messages with or without chinese characters look
>> much better. I attached a screenshot for you to see what I mean.
> Haven't used thunderbird or gnome3. Don't know much about emails either.
> But I recently started using mutt and hence noticed that the difference between
> the 2 messages in your screen-shot is that The OP's mail(the one that looks weird)
> contains 2 parts one plain text part and one html part whereas the reply
> (which looks normal) has only a plain text part.
> Maybe thunderbird has an option to use a particular font when rendering emails
> that contain html?
Good idea, but that should not be the issue, because I told Thunderbird
to only show plain text messages and not the Html part (in multipart