Re: report on [bad] status of i18n of gnome apps - somebody should

And what if the message body doesn't have a charset value?

If the mailer was so broken as to not put the charset in the header,
then it's probably dumb enough to not set the charset for the body

If that's the case, well, then you're assbarned either way.


On 25 Mar 2001 22:45:36 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > displays underscores for chars > 127 in subject AFAIR, so please fix
> > > this - that's the most fatal flaw so far that makes it unusable even if it's
> > > used only for reading mails (i.e. if not caring about encodings the messages
> > > are sent with Evo are in)!
> > 
> > I'm sorry, but those mailers are totally broken, end of story.
> Welcome to the real world. There are two conventions in use
> #1 putting the type into the subject header
> #2 assuming the message encoding
> If you don't support these your mailer is junk. Quite possibly perfectly 
> gloriously RFC correct, but still junk
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