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From "TzeKai Lee (JIRA)" <server-...@james.apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (JAMES-1518) Allows non-ASCII characters in MIME mail headers
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:28:34 GMT

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TzeKai Lee commented on JAMES-1518:
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The problem is, current implementation also allows accept non-RFC headers.
It does not reject a mail contains a header with non-ASCII char but blindly and silently discard
8th bit.
What the patch provide is to leave a chance to mailet or any other backend part to handle
it, it does not change any SMTP behavior when act as server.

> Allows non-ASCII characters in MIME mail headers
> ------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: JAMES-1518
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JAMES-1518
>             Project: James Server
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: James Core
>            Reporter: TzeKai Lee
>         Attachments: spl-1.txt, use-8859.patch
>
>
> Currently any non-ASCII characters in MIME header contains byte > 127 will be converted
to '?' (ascii 63).
> Can we pass these kind characters as it is instead of converted to '?' ?



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