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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh internals: full MIME integration

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh internals: full MIME integration
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:06:10 -0400

>> I suppose in theory we should replace that with specific tests rather
>> than using isspace()
>Might be easier to tie it in with the RFCs if it used macro names
>borrowed from it.

We have some of that already ... I think we just need to formalize the
use of it.

>> we don't handle the case where a locale says 0x00-0x7F does not match
>> ASCII (are there such locales?).
>Are there locales that aren't
>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extended_ASCII ?  Yes, EBCDIC locales on
>z/OS with Unix System Services installed is still POSIX-compatible AIUI
>but definitely not ASCII, e.g. Fr_BE.IBM-1047 is
>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EBCDIC_1047.  Does the build farm have a
>z/OS target?  :-)

If people want to get nmh working on non-ASCII locales, more power to
them.  We get that wrong in a lot of places.


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