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Re: smtp: support for RFC 6152 (8BITMIME)

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:09:36 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 16 Mar 2017, Deweloper wrote:

> What do you think about adding support for 8BITMIME extension to curl's SMTP
> client, as defined in ?

I think it would fit!

> Probably there should be a way to tell curl that the content we're going to
> sent actually needs the 8th bit to be preserved. In such case curl should
> fail when 8BITMIME capability is not supported by the server. A new URL
> option, maybe?

I figure libcurl shouldn't use this option unless specifically asked, right?
And if asked, I suppose there would be a reason to ask for it and then we
should probably fail the transfer if the requirement can't be met.

Or am I missing something?

Received on 2017-03-24