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Re: [Nmh-workers] Quoted printable problem

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Quoted printable problem
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:23:43 -0500

>It looks like the original message was sent with Alpine:
>  User-Agent: Alpine 2.00 (DEB 1167 2008-08-23)
>It'd be interesting if yours was too, Ken.  Then maybe someone should
>file a bug report.  It looks like it's been there a while.

Sadly, I didn't save the original message.  It was for some tickets that
were purchased for an event, so obviously the email wasn't generated by
a human.  I am reasonably sure that it the mailer wasn't Alpine.

Lyndon writes:
>I think that people should revert to cat(1) to read this garbage.  It is
>broken, plain and simple.  Once you cross the line, there is no end to
>the brain damaged crap you'll have to work around.

I understand where you're coming from, but in all fairness it looks like
to me other MUAs at least deal with it.  Seems like adhering to
Postel's law here is reasonable.  Printing a warning, however, I also
think is reasonable here.


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