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Re: [Nmh-workers] Release Engineering

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Release Engineering
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:08:20 -0500

> >> I agree that 8bit would be friendlier.  The question is
> >> whether we should try to get it into 1.6.
> >
> >And another possible issue:  I'm not sure that our MIME
> >parser can handle 8-bit input.  I don't have evidence
> >at hand, but I tried quickly a while back and ran into
> >trouble.
> I know Ralph sends out 8bit all of the time, and AFAIK we never have
> a problem with it.  We don't convert stuff from non-local native
> character sets; is that maybe the issue?

Could be.  And UTF-8 might avoid the issue.

It wouldn't affect outgoing mail.  mhlist, mhstore, etc., do use
the MIME parser.


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