Re: Character set validation (with patch)
* Rocco Rutte on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 13:48:25 +0100
> there're some bugs open where trouble could have been avoided if mutt
> did validate character sets (e.g. #1668 and maybe //TRANSLIT in #2956).
> I attached a patch with configure magic that checks for usability of
> iconvlist() to see whether a character set is supported being used in
> This currently isn't used anywhere since I'd like to ask for opinions on
> a) whether mutt should do some sort of validation at all (I vote for it)
+1. Anything that makes charset stuff more transparent to user is
> and b) in what places/in what situations.
> To me, the easiest way would be to simply issue warnings/errors upon
> setting $charset, $send_charset, $config_charset and friends.
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