[Imap-protocol] LIST wildcards with mUTF-7

Barry Leiba barryleiba.mailing.lists at gmail.com
Thu May 13 14:19:46 PDT 2010



> Rather than try to make mUTF-7 better, I feel that we should move more

> towards replacing US-ASCII as the baseline IMAP character set with UTF-8,

> and leave mUTF-7 as something that only needs to be done with old servers

> (if the client bothers to do i18n with old servers at all).

>

> The problem that I see is a tendency by the WG to overengineer the task at

> hand.  RFC 5738 is jawdropping in this respect.


[Barry nods in huuuuge agreement.]

Barry



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