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More bugs.debian.org MIME work


bugs.debian.org's web interface now decodes each part of MIME messages
for display, so for example quoted-printable and (God forbid)
base64-encoded text is now displayed in a readable form. In addition,
attachments are now only displayed as a download link rather than as a
download link plus the full encoded attachment.

In general, this seems to make bug reports much more readable. If you
need to turn it off for some reason, append "&mime=no" to the URL to
make the system revert to the old-style display.

(MIME header encoding, such as "=?iso-8859-15?q?...?=", is still not
decoded readably, nor is there any recoding performed to a common
character set. There are patches for that around that I intend to try to


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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