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Re: [Nmh-workers] charset conversion for windows-1252

From: Joel Uckelman
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] charset conversion for windows-1252
Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2013 11:55:49 -0700

Thus spake Ken Hornstein:
> >Does mhshow-charset-windows-1252 not work in nmh 1.5? I noticed that
> >one of Lyndon's messages in the IMAP thread was windows-1252 encoded
> >and contained some en dashes, which are in the part of the encoding
> >space which isn't UTF-8 compatible. 
> So, you're not crazy.  It doesn't actually work!  For me it definitely
> doesn't work in 1.5, but it does work on master.  Oliver Kiddle applied
> a patch from Yozo TODA post-1.5:
> commit b5f46f4ba364af010a7ef5afb20b667fcbe9b136
> Author: Oliver Kiddle <address@hidden>
> Date:   Tue Nov 20 00:47:24 2012 +0100
>     Yozo TODA: fix for mhshow-charset- directives in .mh_profile being broken
> I had to do a reverse-bisect to find this commit, which was kind of
> interesting (git bisect only works to find something that WAS working
> but is now broken; you have to use git porcelain commands to do the
> reverse).  I'm kinda surprised it works for Ralph, unless he's actually
> running something from the git tree.  Before it would only work for
> "known" charsets.

Thanks for tracking that down. Would it be possible to roll out a
1.5.1 which contains that patch?

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