[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [Nmh-workers] A useless but interesting exercise: Design MH from scr
Re: [Nmh-workers] A useless but interesting exercise: Design MH from scratch in the 2014 context
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:08:31 -0500
> There is nothing that says we cannot undo transport encodings for
> text/* parts when we write store a message into a folder.
mhfixmsg -decodetext 8bit
> And despite the prevalence of QP and base64, I still find grep works
> quite well for me.
> If we undid the transport encodings for text/* and converted
> everything to utf8, you could then, e.g., alias mhgrep='env
> LC_ALL=en_CA.UTF-8 grep'.
mhfixmsg -textcharset UTF-8, if built with iconv.
Paul V. wrote:
> all true. but there's a strong feeling among MH zealots, of whom i am
> one and which feeling i do share, that what gets written to
> $HOME/Mail/inbox/42 ought to be the raw BODY that came in over SMTP.
mhfixmsg moves the original message the same way as rmm, if
you'd like to keep it. It will create a , file (by default) or
call your rmmproc.