Re: SMTP and unicode

From: Erik van der Poel (
Date: Wed May 18 2005 - 11:40:14 CDT

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    Hans Aberg wrote:
    > Therefore, people switched to MIME, which
    > encodes 8-bit data into 7-bit data.

    By the way, email is sometimes converted to 8bit:

    From: Otto Stolz <>
    To: faraz siddiqi <>
    Subject: Re: SMTP and unicode
    Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252; format=flowed
    Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
    X-MIME-Autoconverted: from quoted-printable to 8bit by id

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