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Re: [VM] MIME encoding/decoding

From: Uday Reddy
Subject: Re: [VM] MIME encoding/decoding
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:22:49 +0100

John Hein writes:

> We should check the performance of builtin decoding - particularly
> with larger messages on slower machines.  That said, most of the unix
> flavors & cygwin out there now have one or more command line tools to
> en/decode base64 (less prevalent are qp tools) which can take the
> place of the vm versions:

As I said, base64 is now a non-issue because Emacsen have built-in functions
for it.

For Quoted Pritable, you can check performance of the elisp code by setting
qp-decoder-program and qp-encoder-program to nil.


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