How to use non-ascii charsets with sieve?

Ken Murchison ken at
Mon Dec 9 16:42:44 EST 2002

Lawrence Greenfield wrote:
> You bring up good questions.
> First, our Sieve implementation currently doesn't deal with RFC 2047
> encoded headers---or rather, it just compares the undecoded headers
> against the UTF-8 string. This is obviously a bug which sadly isn't in
> bugzilla.
> Ken and I talked (a long time ago) about this. The main issue is that
> Cyrus's character comparison routines remove whitespace and always
> perform casemapping, and this is probably inappropriate for Sieve's
> use. Fixing this is probably not difficult, but I'd prefer not to have
> multiple different canonicalization tables.

I _think_ I still have the code around which implements the Sieve
charset tables and does the rfc2047 decoding.  I don't recall why we had
to have the separate tables however.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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