[Python-Dev] PEP 383: Non-decodable Bytes in System Character Interfaces

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Apr 28 06:43:12 CEST 2009

Tony Nelson writes:
 > At 16:09 +0000 04/27/2009, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
 > >Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen <at> xemacs.org> writes:
 > >>
 > >> I hate to break it to you, but most stages of mail processing have
 > >> very little to do with SMTP.  In particular, processing MIME
 > >> attachments often requires dealing with file names.
 > >
 > >AFAIK, the file name is only there as an indication for the user
 > >when he wants to save the file. If it's garbled a bit, no big
 > >deal.

Nobody said we were at the stage of *saving* the file!

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