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Re: [Nmh-workers] MIME questions, and followup to my earlier email

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] MIME questions, and followup to my earlier email
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 11:23:16 -0500

On Fri, 12 Nov 2010 19:50:06 PST, Jon Steinhart said:
> I'm starting to look at writing new code to handle reading MIME messages
> as per the earlier discussion.  My plan is to write a completely new
> version of scan for people to play with, and to replace the original only
> when consensus is reached on behavior.
> I haven't paid attention to mail standards in a long time.  Is RFC 2231
> a happening thing?  Do we need to go through the trouble of supporting it?

I've seen it used - you'll have to deal with it every time you get an attachment
that has a non-ASCII name.  However, in the first pass you can probably mostly
ignore it - just don't write code that prohibits implementing it later.

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