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Re: smtpmail and ~/.authinfo

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: smtpmail and ~/.authinfo
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 22:02:21 +0800
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Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> The other objection to UTF-8 was that some binary sequences can't be
> encoded by it.  Remember, we're talking about passwords and other
> legible tokens, not binary files.  The likelihood of such a sequence in
> a token is too small to matter IMO.

Where the binary sequence is non ASCII characters in an encoding other
than UTF-8, the likelyhood that the sequence is not valid UTF-8 is very

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