Re: Summary of the situation with the composition process — thoughts wanted
Pidgeot18 at verizon.net
Tue Jun 21 23:47:04 UTC 2011
On 6/21/2011 4:24 PM, David Bienvenu wrote:
> Re just sending in utf8, yeah, that's enormously appealing. I'd love
> to hear from people in other locales (e.g., Japan) if there's any
> reason not to always do that.
According to <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448842>:
> This is critical for Japanese users. Some Japanese are really really
> conservative about the mail format. Some people even filter the all
> non-ISO-2022-JP messages. (It is an efficient spam filter for those
> who are not intrested in foreign messages.) Others believe that they
> can't use UTF-8 in mail body unless they have a private agreement
> each other. Moreover, some Japanese mobile phones and Webmails still
> do not cope with UTF-8.
That comment is 2 years old, but it also brings up a point that some
people may be using charsets as (a really, really poor) proxy for spam
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not
tried it. -- Donald E. Knuth
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