problems with mimify.mime_encode_header

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch bj_666 at
Thu Jun 29 20:53:02 CEST 2006

In <mailman.7617.1151590377.27775.python-list at>, Egor Duda

> #!/usr/bin/python
> # -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
> import mimify
> mimify.CHARSET = 'utf-8'
> print mimify.mime_encode_header('Subject: тест а.\n');
> Тhe output is:
> Subject: =?utf-8?Q?=D1=82=D0=B5=D1=81=D1=82?= а.
> Please note that the last character (before dot) is not quoted, and
> resulting string is not 8bit clean.

Why should a simple ASCII 'a' be quoted?  And what do you mean by "not
8bit clean"?  The string is even 7-bit clean!

	Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch

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