non-ascii email forwarding failures
dme at dme.org
Tue Feb 26 02:56:34 PST 2019
On Tuesday, 2019-02-26 at 00:33:33 -05, Antoine Beaupré wrote:
> So I have no idea what's going on with mail forwards, but this is the
> kind of stuff that happens to me all the time and I can't describe
> correctly enough to file a bug.
> The gist of it is that, under some weird circumstances, notmuch-emacs
> (message-mode.el?) will screw up email forwards in a big time. I just
> forwarded (or did I just reply? not sure) that private email to the list
> to trigger that bug...
> I get that from time to time. I think the key is that it's an email I
> *sent* not *received*, which are somewhat different in their storage
> The first symptom will be that, when sending, I'd get a prompt like
> Non-printable characters found. Continue sending? (delete, replace, send, edit, ?):
After looking at something related but not the same, I ended up with:
;; Do forward as MIME (the default), but don't show me the
;; Showing the MML causes decoding and recoding problems, where the
;; headers of an message/rfc822 part end up being very long and
;; opensmtpd decides to wrap them via QP encoding. Unfortunately it
;; QP encodes the MIME separators as well. No idea who is actually in
;; the wrong here, but this fixes it so far.
No idea if this will help with the problem you see.
I've still got sand in my shoes.
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