[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [Nmh-workers] Default and selectable Content-Transfer-Encoding issue
Re: [Nmh-workers] Default and selectable Content-Transfer-Encoding issues
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:07:51 -0600
On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 12:50 PM, Ken Hornstein wrote:
> Right now if the text parts contain any 8bit or long lines (> 76
> characters) the content is forced as quoted-printable. Obviously with
> a default of 8bit, 8bit characters are fine. But should lines > 76 be
> 8bit, or q-p? I'm unsure which one is right. Thoughts?
IMO, it should be a configuration setting. Today, q-p is rarely needed
and is kind of annoying (especially in older releases of nmh, or MH,
where q-p was not handled at all in reply composition). It would be
nice to specify 8bit as the default, even if long lines are present,
and/or an option to specify at what line length q-p is triggered.