How to use non-ascii charsets with sieve?

Mark Keasling mark at
Tue Dec 10 05:07:55 EST 2002


On Mon, 09 Dec 2002 22:17:06 -0500, Lawrence Greenfield <leg+ at> wrote...
> --On Tuesday, December 10, 2002 11:52 AM +0900 Mark Keasling 
> <mark at> wrote:
> > Hi Larry,
> [ ... decode in fill_cache() ... ]
> > This hasn't been tested this yet since I stuck it in yesterday before
> > going home and have just returned to the office.  It should decode
> > subjects into utf8.  But it may have "interesting" unintended
> > side-effects.  So far we are only interested in decoded subjects.  But
> > decoding the comment part of addresses also has a high probability of
> > being desired.  Depends on the feed-back we get from users.
> >
> > Will charset_decode1522( ) strip the whitespace?
> Yes, the output of charset_decode1522() is intended to be fed into the 
> Cyrus IMAP SEARCH algorithm, which ignores whitespace. It also does case 
> folding, preventing "i;octet" searches from working.
> charset_decode1522() would work if it was using a different transcoding 
> table than what is generated in the lib/ directory.

I'm in the process of trying to figure out how this stuff works...
Is it possible to separate the charset to utf-8 conversion from the text to
search data transformation?

Mark Keasling <mark at>

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