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Re: [Nmh-workers] UTF=8 in message bodies

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] UTF=8 in message bodies
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:47:15 -0500

>> • Make sure you run mhbuild ("mime" in whatnow) on a message with
>> UTF-8 characters, it will take care of the right magic.  Although it
>> always picks quoted-printable as the encoding, which I'm personally
>> not happy about.
>Something I picked up from the list...  I don't build MIME emails for
>most of the ones I write so I can get away with my ~/mail/components
>file having
>    MIME-Version: 1.0
>    Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
>    Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit

I didn't want to get into TOO much complicated stuff, because like you said
it requires some awareness of how MIME works, but that's a valid way to do
it.  You need to make sure that you're puttng UTF-8 in there, though.
Hopefully some point in the future it won't be necessary.


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