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Re: [Nmh-workers] warning when attaching rfc822 message

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] warning when attaching rfc822 message
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:55:26 -0700

On Apr 13, 2014, at 5:46 PM, David Levine <address@hidden> wrote:

>> But as always ... there's a wrinkle.  It looks like we always set a
>> CTE of 7bit for message/rfc822 parts.  But as I read it, that's not
>> correct if the message/rfc822 contains 8-bit characters; in that
>> case it should be 8bit (or perhaps binary, but we don't really
>> handle encoding anything in binary).  Do other people agree with my
>> reading of RFC 2046?  If so, that change should be simple.
> I'd say go for it if it's simple.  It certainly seems like
> an improvement.

Either you upgrade the top-level encoding, or you downgrade the encoding of the 
encapsulated message/rfc822.  But something is nagging me that says the 
message/rfc822 cannot be binary, regardless.  I will have to slog my way 
through the relevant RFCs again to satisfy my doubts.


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