On Fri, 16 Oct 1998, Kevin Bracey wrote:
> In message <9810160027.AA10060@unicode.org>
> Murray Sargent <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Donald's UTF-8 file should begin with a UTF-8 BOM in order to identify it
> > as a UTF-8 encoded file. The starting bytes should be 0xEF 0xBB 0xBF.
> > These bytes are discarded when reading the file in and added when writing
> > the file out.
> Don't be silly. It might be helpful to do so for some applications that
> attempt to autodetect encodings, but it's not necessary.
> What Donald did do wrong (or rather his software/OS did) was to label the
> attachment as:
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=ISO-8859-1; name=MES
> That totally scuppers display of the attachment in a charset-aware mail
Hmm, yes don't know how to fix that one with pine. Any suggestions?
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