Re: B.1 and B.2 results

>STEP 2: now we have a standard MIME-header, encoded in Latin1, using the
>byte coding as determined in step 1 (i.e., 1-byte, big-endian, or

MIME headers are always ASCII. BTW. My preferred solution for
local access (ie. access in a filesystem) is to use attributes in
catalog entries or FPI's to indicate encoding information.