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Re: some requests
Kazu Yamamoto ($B;3K\OBI'(B) <kazu@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
(B> From: Florian Weimer <Florian.Weimer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
(B> Subject: Re: some requests
(B> > AFAIK, ISO-2022-JP provides such noop characters (and UTF-7 provides
(B> > an alternative encoding for ASCII characters, with UTF-8, you could
(B> > use the BOM---which is, unfortunately, not without semantic effect,
(B> > but that's a Unicode design problem anyway). This way, one of the
(B> > main problems which requires mandated Quoted-Printable encoding can be
(B> > addressed by ISO-2022-JP users, even if they use a 7bit CTE.
(B> Such encoding is possible. But I think redundant escape sequence is a
(B> bad idea.
(BDo you have a better suggestion? Either the CTE has to take care of
(B"From " lines, or the charset. I don't see many options here.
(B> All in all, the problem of "From " is NOT a PGP/MIME issue, but a
(B> Multipart/Signed issue (which covers PGP/MIME, S/MIME, MOSS). If
(B> people want to include such a language, it should go to RFC 1847bis.
(BIs a revision of RFC 1847 underway? IMHO, it's better to deal with
(Bthese things now and mention them in OpenPGP/MIME (the strictness of
(Bthese requirements is perhaps open to debate, but the problems should
(Bbe mentioned and a set of possible solutions should be presented).
(BFlorian Weimer Florian.Weimer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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