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Re: Emacsen MUA

Daniel Pittman <daniel@rimspace.net> writes:
>> Does a message necessarily need to be MIME when it uses
>> non-ascii characters?
> Yes. :)
> Seriously, email without MIME is defined to be US-ASCII 7-bit only in
> the standards.  Most mailers pass 8-bit these days, but not all, and
> without a MIME type you can't trust the eighth bit to mean what you
> intended for all your readers.

You are right. When MIME was mentioned, I had in mind multipart
messages but this is something else.

Thanks for remind this. 

Jérôme Marant


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