[Mailman-Users] Base64 encoding?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Sep 12 04:07:46 CEST 2008

Jim Garrison wrote:

>Does Mailman ever take a message that it received in plain
>text form and re-encode it in base64 (leaving the mime type
>as text/plain)?

Yes. (It's actually the underlying Python email library that does it.)
On English language lists, it happens most commonly with messages
whose character set is utf-8.

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