RT 1.0.1 and 8bit characters in subject

I have RT running on Debian potato (old version, 1.0.1), and as I
live in Finland, 8bit characters (like ���) seem to cause some problems.
Subject-line gets totally messy with encoding. On sendmail, there should
be 8bitpass enabled, so I guess it is in RT…
Janne Kiviluoto Scandinavia Online Oy GSM: +358-40-8330106
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