Re: UTF-7 is dead

From: Patrik Fältström (
Date: Tue May 25 1999 - 21:47:42 EDT

At 22.36 -0400 1999-05-25, Mark H. David wrote:
>Meanwhile, a very important mail client was just released with MIME
>encoding OFF by default: Outlook Express 5.0. I have recommended
>to persons at Microsoft that they have it default to ON.

And they are not using ESMTP 8BIT negotiation either?

I.e. sending with C-T-E 8bit is perfectly ok, if negotiation in SMTP
is used first. More and more seldom you hit an MTA which can not
handle 8BIT...and one day they will be gone (I hope/dream).


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