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Re: Bad RFC 2047 decoding in Rmail

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Bad RFC 2047 decoding in Rmail
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:35:22 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I debugged this some, and found that rfc2047-decode-encoded-words
>> is decoding header fields such as =?iso-8859-1?Q?B=C3=A9raud?=
>> incorrectly, using a peculiar choice of coding system, windows-1252.

`windows-1252` is a superset of `iso-8859-1` (it assigns chars to a few
more bytes which `iso-8859-1` leaves unused), so it can only generate
"incorrect" output if `iso-8859-1` would have generated incorrect output
as well.


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