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Re: RMAIL doesn't always recognize rmail-mime-charset-pattern


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: RMAIL doesn't always recognize rmail-mime-charset-pattern
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 19:26:37 +0300

> From: David Kuehling <address@hidden>
> Date: 18 May 2002 15:18:47 +0200
> 
> RMAIL didn't decode a mail, which contained a 
> 
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=euc-jp
> 
> header.  Instead it decoded it as iso-latin-1-unix.  I wanted to
> reproduce the bug, so I saved the mail into INBOX format.  But when I
> opened the inbox format mail, the coding system was detected correctly.
> 
> I don't understand how this can happen.  When receiving and opening
> mails, the decoding is done by the same routine,
> rmail-convert-to-babyl-format.

I cannot reproduce this, either.  I took your buggy.mail, removed the
"X-Coding-system:" line, then typed "C-u g buggy.mail RET" inside an
RMAIL buffer.  The message was correctly decoded as EUC-JP.

Did you try to remove the "X-Coding-system:" header, and see if that
allows you to reproduce the problem?  If not, can you please try that?

> (I'm retrieving the mails using a pop3 po:<...> mailbox)

Do you still have the original mailbox retrieved by pop3?  If so, can
you spot some differences between the original file and buggy.mail
you sent with your report?



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