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Re: [Nmh-workers] Release Engineering

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Release Engineering
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:33:55 -0500

Ralph wrote:

> So C-T-E 8bit is nice because it means I can comp(1) UTF-8 in vim and
> the dcc-copy is still 8bit UTF-8 in ~/mail/inbox so great for grep(1),
> etc.  Unlike QP or base64.

I'll put in a plug here for mhfixmsg -decodetext, though I agree
that it's better to simply avoid the encoding + decoding.

> It could be that non-UTF-8 8bit is less friendly for the reasons that
> make UTF-8 such a win.  :-)

Yup, I expect that I noticed a problem with non-UTF-8.


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