Xapian searches of the body of an email
rsto at fastmailteam.com
Mon Jan 7 10:48:50 EST 2019
On Mon, Jan 7, 2019, at 4:13 PM, Elías Halldór Ágústsson wrote:
> Regarding indexing and searching in body of emails; what if the body
> text is encoded in base64 or quoted-printable? It won't yield any
> unencoded search strings, or what?
If the MIME body part is of type text, then base64 and QP-encoded bodies
will get decoded for the search index. And they will get decoded before
presenting the search result in snippets.
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