Subject: Re: istrip (was Re: isprint())
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/23/1996 14:01:54
Jukka Marin writes:
> Yes! Please! I want working 8-bit chars in elm subject entry etc.
Maybe during "entry", but note that RFC-822 and all subsequent related
recommendations do not allow 8-bit characters in any e-mail headers.
One reason for this is simply that there are too many possible 8-bit
encodings of characters to "guess" at the right one.
Here's an example of what you have to do instead:
I don't remember the RFC #'s, but I'm sure you'll find them if you go
looking for things related to e-mail.
Greg A. Woods
+1 416 443-1734 VE3TCP robohack!woods
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