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Re: [Nmh-workers] More fun with charset functions

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] More fun with charset functions
Date: Sun, 11 May 2014 11:10:32 +0100

Hi Ken,

> FWIW, I looked at mutt and it's fallback if the locale is US-ASCII but
> the characters are 8bit is to output "unknown-8bit" as the charset.
> Seems like a reasonable idea to me.

Isn't that just punting the problem downstream, forcing others to
investigate unknown-8bit, probably with suspicion;  "Is it trying to
trigger some flaw?"?  Better to plug foulness at the source and refuse
to produce it IMO.  I can't see why it's a valid thing to attempt in the
modern day.

Cheers, Ralph.

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