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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh architecture discussion: format engine character s

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh architecture discussion: format engine character set
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:43:19 +0100

Hi Ken,

> - For _display_, try to convert all of the characters to the native
> character set (yes, using the locale, dammit!).

OK.  Is that using POSIX, or does it require something extra?

> - Reconvert such messages to 'canonical' standard while sending.
> Well, I think just for addresses; leaving everything else as an
> encoded word might not be harmful.  But I'd have to think about it.

The only thing I can think of is if something somewhere suggests a
preferred format when multiple are valid, like an ASCII subject should
be just the subject.  Kind of like how it's annoying Android base64s
bodies IIRC.

Cheers, Ralph.

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