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Re: [Nmh-workers] base64 ... just looking for advice

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] base64 ... just looking for advice
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2016 11:25:33 -0600

Wolfgang wrote:

> Well, at least the HTML part is still marked as charset="iso-8859-1"
> and Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit, and indeed it contains ISO-8859-1
> characters.

Right, mhfixmsg (currently) only converts text/plain content.

> Either fixmhmsg should not touch the HTML part at all, i. e. leave it
> quoted-printable encoded as it was in the original message,  or, if it
> decodes it, it should use the same character set for all parts.

I'd rather not leave it as quoted-printable.  More generally, the content
could be base64 encoded, which I would really want to decode.

> Using two different character sets for parts in a single message is
> somehow bound to break...

I'm not sure what mhfixmsg should do here.  Should it convert
text/html content?  All text content?


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