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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: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 07:44:03 -0600

Ken wrote:

> according to the RFCs (see RFC 2046, ยง4.1.1, paragraph 1).
> Now, should mhfixmsg correct that?  Weeelll ... good question.  The
> reason it is happening is because our MIME parser is now doing the
> 'right' thing, and essentially the whole message is being regenerated.
> Fixing that would involve telling the base64 parser to not perform the
> line ending translation for (some) text parts.  Part of me sees the
> point about not modifying parts of messages you haven't told it to, but
> a (larger) part of me thinks: seriously?

mhfixmsg currently strips CRs out of text parts that it's decoding,  which is 
wrong.  I'll fix that, with default behavior.  But I plan to add an option to 
strip/not add CRs.


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