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Re: RMAIL, multipart MIME-type, charset fix

From: Alexander Pohoyda
Subject: Re: RMAIL, multipart MIME-type, charset fix
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 12:10:46 +0200 (MEST)

> > While I'm working on the correct solution (implementing missing RFC
> > 2045, 2046, 2047 functionality), attached patch solves the problem
> > today. It tries to find the wanted header field in the whole message,
> > if it was not found in the message header.
> > This should work for 98% of cases, I suppose.
> Is this supposed to work for messages that specify different charsets
> for different parts?

Unfortunately, no. The patch to fix this will be much bigger.
While theoretically possible, I have never seen such a case before.

>                       Or is it supposed to pick up just the charset
> specification of the last part of the message?

Yes, you are right. It is supposed to pick up the charset of the
last text/plain bodypart, which is the 98% I mentioned.
The most common mails I have problem with are GPG signed
messages, and this simple patch solves the problem for me.

Alexander Pohoyda <address@hidden>
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