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Re: RMAIL, MIME clean-up, coding system

From: Alexander Pohoyda
Subject: Re: RMAIL, MIME clean-up, coding system
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 23:36:06 +0200 (CEST)

> > Using a message-global X-Coding-System header field is not an option
> > anymore.
> Sorry, I don't see why not; we could, for example, use emacs-mule,
> right?

What do we do when we save an email to the file? Am I right that the
file encoded using emacs-mule will only be readable by Emacs?

> > The only solution I see is to base64/quoted-printable encode
> > entities before saving the message to file.
> > 
> > Comments, please?
> Yuck!  (Sorry, couldn't resist: I _hate_ encodings that aren't
> readable by humans outside specialized software.)

Do you mean base64 or emacs-mule encoding here?
Non-specialized software is not able to correctly show you the file
which contains parts encoded in different coding systems, is it?

Alexander Pohoyda <address@hidden>
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