[Imap-protocol] Non-ASCII text in the human readable portion of
Michael M Slusarz
slusarz at curecanti.org
Tue Jul 10 11:45:42 PDT 2012
Quoting Ian Anderson <iana at apple.com>:
> How is one supposed to put non-ASCII text in the human readable
> portion of a response? Something like this.
> tag01 NO [ALERT] some non-ASCII text to show the user
> RFC 3501 is unclear on this, it would seem to indicate that this
> part of the response is "text" which boils down to "any CHAR except
> CR and LF". But how are the bytes to be interpreted? Are they
> limited to ASCII? Is there another standard that allows non-ASCII
RFC 3501 is limited to US-ASCII response text. To use UTF-8, you need
the LANGUAGE extension: RFC 5255 (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5255).
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