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Re: subject decoding

From: Alain Magloire
Subject: Re: subject decoding
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 09:40:07 -0500 (EST)

> > If you want to propose something, go right ahead.
> I think providing a simple string encode/decode api is the first step,
> as it won't involve digging too deeply in the existing code, like
> int rfc2047_decode_word (char ** result, const char * text);
> int rfc2047_encode_word (char ** result,=20
>                          const char * text,=20
>                          const char * encoding);

It sounds good for a start.

> In a second phase, these operations could be automatically performed
> where necessary, but this will require more work...
> > If you want to give code, it will have to be under LGPL for the
> > library and GPL for any other parts.
> Yep. As it is a GNU projet, are there some additional requirements
> (like giving the rights back to the FSF) ?

The usual assignment papers.

> Do you prefer patches, or direct cvs use (I'm registered at savannah)?

IMHO, It would probably make life easier to do it directly, if it's
going to be more then a few patches (and your level of dedication to
get this right 8-).

I forgot my passwd for Savannah, but Sergey and Jeff(they both
have admin rights) can set this for you.

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