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Re: Rmail changes for Emacs 22

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Rmail changes for Emacs 22
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 08:33:02 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     That probably means that the format should be "whatever was received".
>     I.e. the mail-reader should never encode anything (only the mail-sender
>     should do that).
> It is impossible to display the message text without decoding it from
> whatever coding system it is encoded in.

I think that's what Eli meant: an incoming message is already encoded
in some way, and Eli suggested to just leave it like that and to
decode on viewing.  (Only a Content-Type header might have to be added
or changed so that Rmail knows which encoding is used in the message.)

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