From: Jungshik Shin (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Aug 12 2004 - 21:59:42 CDT
Mike Ayers wrote:
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Markus Scherer
> > Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 4:20 PM
> > Another encoding, standardized for much longer, is what IMAP
> > uses for mailbox names. I think it does not have a standard
> > charset name, but it's described in one of the IMAP RFCs.
> I believe that you are referring to RFC 2047. It does not have
> a charset name because it is not a charset, but a TES. It's a MIME RFC,
> if that makes a difference:
No, Markus meant a variant of UTF-7 (it's '7' not '8' in case somebody
thinks I'm making a typo) used by IMAP for mailbox names. See
It doesn't have a MIME charset designation because it's not supposed to
be used for 'message' exchange (mail or text/*).
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