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Re: `mail-encode-header' encodes encoded header

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: `mail-encode-header' encodes encoded header
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 23:14:58 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130004 (Ma Gnus v0.4) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

Katsumi Yamaoka <address@hidden> writes:

> 2012-03-10  Richard Stallman  <address@hidden>
>       * mail/sendmail.el (mail-encode-header):
>       Set rfc2047-encode-encoded-words.
> Please don't do that.  Because:
> 2011-05-27  Kenichi Handa  <address@hidden>
>       * mail/sendmail.el (mail-encode-header): Avoid double encoding by
>       let-binding rfc2047-encode-encoded-words to nil.
> I use Gnus and smtpmail, that uses mail-encode-header, to send
> mails.  Gnus passes a mail of which the header and the body are
> fully encoded to smtpmail, so the double encoding takes place!

This patch should be reverted ASAP, because people are starting to see
corrupted email messages...

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