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From: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
Subject: handling unquoted utf8 in the headers
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 10:37:15 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20221124153715.3nenjpjzj43vqxr2@meerkat.local> (raw)


There's a bit of inconsistency handling messages with utf8 content in the

You can see that the name in the From: line is mangled, but in the thread
overview it is displayed correctly.

I know older SMTP standards still require 7bit escaping in the headers, but
with SMTPUTF8 being very widely available, it should be possible to store and
properly display messages with 8bit unicode in the headers.


             reply	other threads:[~2022-11-24 15:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-11-24 15:37 Konstantin Ryabitsev [this message]
2022-11-24 21:31 ` [PATCH] eml: header_raw converts octets to Perl UTF-8 Eric Wong
2022-11-25 18:14   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2022-11-27  9:15     ` [PATCH] content_hash: handle References as octets Eric Wong
2022-11-26  9:05   ` [PATCH] eml: header_raw converts octets to Perl UTF-8 Eric Wong

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