[buug] Test! (& base64 encoding)
Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu
Sun Aug 7 11:13:47 PDT 2016
Yes, might be the list, ... or something else along the chain that
did that encoding. I didn't/don't exactly get it straight SMTP from
to my inbox/mbox, so also possible something along there might have
and that might also be conditional upon content (e.g. may only be
circumstances that it triggers that (re)encoding of the content.
> From: "Ian Zimmerman" <itz at buug.org>
> Subject: Re: [buug] Test!
> Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2016 10:29:38 -0700
> On 2016-08-07 09:04 -0700, Michael Paoli wrote:
>> Is the base64 encoding really needed though? Wouldn't
>> plain text ASCII, or quoted printable generally suffice, and
>> make for easier backward compatibility with anyone using some
>> old/ancient email client?
> I believe I am innocent here. The local copy saved by mutt is indeed
> plain ASCII, unencoded. It must be the list server doing that, possibly
> only in cases of local submission.
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