[imp] Default charset for broken mails
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Fri May 14 06:42:14 PDT 2004
On Fri, 14 May 2004, Daniel Eckl <daniel.eckl at gmx.de> wrote:
> Everyday I get mails which have wrong and strange headers like:
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary
> Content-Type: text/plain
> or sometimes no content-type header at all.
> But everytime, this was in fact Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8-bit and
> charset ISO-8859-1.
From what I recall, this is indeed broken. There is no requirement
that that CTE
header appears in a mail, but if it does not then the default
be 7-bit, US-ASCII.
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