Openmoko Bug #1591: SMS not decoded properly, gets truncated

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Fri Jul 11 06:46:43 CEST 2008

#1591: SMS not decoded properly, gets truncated
 Reporter:  stiell           |       Owner:  openmoko-kernel at
     Type:  defect           |      Status:  new                               
 Priority:  high             |   Milestone:                                    
Component:  System Software  |     Version:  2007.2                            
 Severity:  major            |    Keywords:                                    
 Blocking:                   |   Blockedby:                                    
 Regular, 7-bit encoded SMS messages are not decoded properly when
 received. Non-ASCII text like æøå shows up as boxes containing
 hexadecimal values of the characters, GSM-encoded, in the Messages

 Messages containing the "@" character (encoded as 0x00 in the GSM
 alphabet) are truncated right before "@" and don't seem to be recoverable.

 These problems also appear in

 The messages seem to follow the alphabet at

 I'm using the 2008-07-06 build of the 2007.2 image, later upgraded via

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