I ran into this problem when one of our users opened a topic in Codestriker and copy pasted the topic description from her html mail. The topic description had weird characters. Here’s what they looked like
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The problem was that the author had copied text from an HTML email, into the topic description. The HTML set are 16 bit characters. Is there a way to specify support for those and also support the usual ascii characters?