[Python-Dev] mUTF-7 support?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Oct 10 01:10:33 CEST 2014

On Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:47:46 +0200
Jesus Cea <jcea at jcea.es> wrote:
> I miss mUTF-7 support (as used to encode IMAP4 mailbox names) in Python,
> in the codecs module. As an european with a language with 27 different
> letters (instead of english 26), tildes, opening question marks, etc., I
> find it very inconvenient.
> This encoding is used basically only in IMAP4, I know. But IMAP4 is an
> important protocol and all projects related to it needs mUTF-7 support
> if they care about non-english alphabets. Everybody has already an
> implementation, waste of effort.

This sounds good to me. Feel free to propose a patch for 3.5.



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