On Friday 18 January 2019 06:37:57 CET, Gene Hightower wrote:
So: presumably transcoding from 8BITMIME to 7 bit has all the same
problems, no? But somehow 8BITMIME became common enough for everyone
to just assume 8 bit transmission now.
It didn't have the same problems at the time when it became common.
Just-send-8 became common around 1990, 8BITMIME was formalised a few years
later. Spam and signatures arrived on the scene later.
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