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Re: New mail-related routines

From: Alexander Pohoyda
Subject: Re: New mail-related routines
Date: 20 Oct 2004 02:03:51 +0200
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Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:

> "foobar" because of incorrect unfolding.
> > I'll add an optional argument to control this behaviour.
> Please make the _strict_ behavior the default.

Yes, I did.

> >> The result with `rfc2047-unfold-region' is correct:
> >
> > Funny that the RFC 2047 itself does not define header field
> > folding/unfolding, 
> Section 8 of RFC 2047 contains examples for unfolding.

Please note that those examples contain encoded words, not ordinary
tokens.  Here's the definition:

   When displaying a particular header field that contains multiple
   'encoded-word's, any 'linear-white-space' that separates a pair of
   adjacent 'encoded-word's is ignored.

> > so rfc2047-unfold-region is rather confusing name for this function.
> As soon as the MUA or news client claims to support MIME, it has to
> unfold headers according to the MIME rules.

Sure, but we are not talking about MIME yet.

Alexander Pohoyda <address@hidden>
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