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Re: The transition to UTF-8 header fields

1999-02-10 05:08:32
In <199902091331(_dot_)IAA26116(_at_)spot(_dot_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu> Keith 
Moore <moore(_at_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu> writes:

We probably could do some sort of public pronouncement, but I think that
such a pronouncement should probably be an Experimental protocol spec
for UTF-8 in email headers, not just a "we're going to migrate to 
UTF-8 someday" statement.  If we do the latter we risk people going
off and implementing UTF-8 in an ad-hoc fashion, and even greater
divergence of implementations than we have now.

OK, so what would that look like? Presumably it would have to include
downgrading of some sort.

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