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Re: smtpmail and ~/.authinfo

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: smtpmail and ~/.authinfo
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 14:48:56 -0500
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On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:30:16 +0200 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> 

LMI> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> I agree 100%.  I'm saying we should save the netrc/authinfo file in the
>> UTF-8 coding system instead of raw-text so Unicode characters in there
>> are usable by other programs too.

LMI> No, if the sequence "héllo" is a five-byte sequence, it should be saved
LMI> as such.  Otherwise it's not usable to other programs.

That's exactly my point.  Right now we save as raw-text, which is not
usable to other programs in the long term.  In UTF-8 it would be saved
"as such" because IIRC all codepoints under 255 don't need to be encoded
(and your string goes up to 233).


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