Openmoko Bug #2029: Class 0 SMS wrongly decoded (no UTF-8?)

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Tue Sep 23 17:57:46 CEST 2008

#2029: Class 0 SMS wrongly decoded (no UTF-8?)
 Reporter:  vnevoa   |          Owner:  openmoko-devel
     Type:  defect   |         Status:  new           
 Priority:  normal   |      Milestone:                
Component:  unknown  |        Version:  Om2008.8      
 Severity:  normal   |       Keywords:                
Blockedby:           |   Reproducible:  always        
 Blocking:           |  
 Class 0 SMS messages (the kind that show up immediately on screen and
 don't get saved) are not decoded right in my GTA02.
 When I finish a GSM call, my operator sends me a class 0 SMS with the
 remaining amount in my pre-paid account. This used to work ok until one of
 those UTF-8 patches some time ago (sorry, don't know when it happened).
 Now the message shows up like a string of numbers instead of text.
 For example, my FR just showed me this:
 Which I presume means this:
 45.73 €

 My SW is a OM2008.8-update jffs2 image that has been upgraded everyday via

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