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Re: UTF-7 and java

From: Barry Caplan <bcaplan@i18n.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 07:45:41 -0700
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To: www-international@w3.org
At 03:53 PM 8/28/2001 +0200, Chris Lilley wrote:
>No, the solution to that is to obselete the anachronistic RFC that
>allows 7bit gateways.
>Then images, sounds, etc do not need to be specially processed.

Well of course. But practically speaking, how would you propose to do such 
a thing?

Anyway as Martin mentioned, it is not really a char encoding issue because 
the SMTP servers at both ends will take care of converting to 7 bit via 
base64 encoding and/or quoted-printable.

Barry Caplan
Received on Tuesday, 28 August 2001 10:49:07 UTC

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