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Re: smtpmail and ~/.authinfo

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: smtpmail and ~/.authinfo
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 12:31:33 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 20:15:52 +0300 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote: 

>> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:53:18 -0500
>> >> Could you help me (or point me to the right examples) to:
>> >> 
>> >> - always create/write a file in UTF-8 on every platform
EZ> You mean, force Emacs to encode .authinfo in UTF-8 when creating it?
EZ> I guess that's the job for file-coding-system-alist.
>> So I would just override that when writing the netrc/authinfo file.  I
>> can't imagine any value in letting the user override the UTF-8 encoding,
>> can you?

EZ> No, I cannot.

OK, I can add that.  Stefan, would you consider this a bug fix (since
the previous writes were broken)?  If not I'll hold off until the
pretest is done.

>> >> - opportunistically open the file in binary, raw-text, UTF-8, etc. on
>> >> every platform
EZ> Just let Emacs do its usual guesswork.

Great, thanks for the advice.


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