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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, 21 Feb 2016 09:30:13 -0600

Wolfgang wrote:

> However I notice that not only the "text/plain" part has been
> modified;  the "text/html" part has _also_ been modified:
> originally, it was a base64 encoded HTML file with UNIX line endings
> (plain LF); now it is a base64 encoded file with DOS line endings (CR
> + LF).
> So apparenty  mhfixmsg  still touches parts which are not listed on
> the "-decodetypes" list: in my case it decodes from base64, converts
> LF => CR/LF, and re-encodes to base64.
> This is a bit unexpected to me.
> Is this intentional?
> Can I use some options to avoid it?

It's a byproduct of the way mhfixmsg was implemented, using existing nmh 
components.  I'll look into adding an option to avoid it.


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