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Emailed tasks do not schedule as repeating

manucharov says:

I emailed myself a task (a birthday reminder, actually) but could not make it schedule as repeating yearly.

I tried the following syntax in email body:

due: 6.2.2006
repeat: yearly

and

due: 7.2.2006
repeat: yearly

...neither works. The tasks arrive ok, but scheduled as "repeating: never".

What could be the reason?

Posted at 2:15pm on February 6, 2006

emily (Remember The Milk) says:

Can you please email us at [old address removed] with an example email just like you'd email it in? We can check this out. Thanks!

Posted 8 years ago

manucharov says:

OK, I'm going to send it now. I will not include any comments; you can tell my message by the From: address.

Also please note that the subject and the note text is in Russian (can THAT be the reason, I wonder?).

Posted 8 years ago

manucharov says:

Hello? Any news?

Sorry for being persistent, but emailing myself birthday reminders was basically my main reason to join :)

Posted 8 years ago

emily (Remember The Milk) says:

Got your email, and checking into it :)

Posted 8 years ago

emily (Remember The Milk) says:

Okay, this should now be fixed. Can you please try sending your email again?

It was a fun issue specific to international characters sent via Gmail :)

Posted 8 years ago

manucharov says:

Thanks, it worked!

>> international characters sent via Gmail

Oh yes, Gmail is known for weird behaviour with international characters. You should see what arrives into my friends' Russian-hosted mailboxes sometimes :)

Posted 8 years ago

emily (Remember The Milk) says:

Great, thanks for letting me know!

Posted 8 years ago

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