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Re: [Nmh-workers] Future thoughts: better MIME processing

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Future thoughts: better MIME processing
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:26:26 -0400

>as for writing it in C?  i haven't seen an ics attachment lately, but
>is posix shell, plus utilities, really not up to the task?

My feeling is "yes".  Here's the spec:


You have to deal with things like RFC 822-style unfolding, time zone
conversion, and funky date formats.  COULD you do it in awk?  Maybe,
but I personally am not a fan of any awk program longer than 5 lines.


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