[Imap-protocol] LIST wildcards with mUTF-7

Derek Konigsberg dkonigsberg at logicprobe.org
Thu May 13 19:50:35 PDT 2010

On Thursday 13 May 2010 5:19:46 pm Barry Leiba wrote:

> > 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.]

And if possible, please find a time machine, go back to 1982, and make this
same change in RFC822. Would make my life a lot easier :-)

(I apologize for another me-too...)

Derek Konigsberg
dkonigsberg at logicprobe.org

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