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Re: [smtpmail.el] Encoding problem in smtpmail-send-queued-mail


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: [smtpmail.el] Encoding problem in smtpmail-send-queued-mail
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2001 16:15:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/21.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Jesper Harder) writes:
>
>> Perhaps I should mention that Gnus uses CTE base64 for everything except
>> ASCII and iso-2022-jp-* in the default setting -- so unless you
>> customize `mm-body-charset-encoding-alist' you won't see this bug.
>>
>> But for me sending Latin-1 as base64 isn't acceptable because a lot of
>> old mail clients won't be able to decipher it.
>
> This is not intentional, using base64 for Latin-1 would be horrible.
> Please report this as a bug.

Yeah, I've had 

      (add-to-list 'mm-body-charset-encoding-alist '(iso-8859-1 . 8bit))

in my .gnus for ages, so I only just noticed.  I think Gnus used to use
QP for Latin-1 in an earlier version.




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