[issue10284] Exception raised when decoding NNTP newsgroup descriptions
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Tue Nov 2 23:56:23 CET 2010
Julien ÉLIE <julien at trigofacile.com> added the comment:
> Unless I'm mistaken, Content-Type should only apply to the body, not the
> headers. Either the headers use UTF-8 (RFC 3977), or they should be
> MIME-encoded. Everything else is undecodable.
Yes, of course. Such articles are not RFC-compliant. You're not mistaken when you mention that the Content-Type: header field applies to the body.
I was just answering about how the encoding could be guessed.
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