Future of some functions in the class KCharsets

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Sep 3 15:15:39 BST 2006

Nicolas Goutte wrote:
>> There are still a few places where UTF-7 is used (like the
>> pseudo-UTF-7 in IMAP4). But I think kdepim already has its own
>> encoding functions and classes to deal with that.
>But if IMAP uses UTF-7 and even in a QTextCodec-compatible way, does it
> need to be user-visible, i.e. does a user needs to select "UTF-7"
> somewhere?
>Also the encoding lists returned by KCharsets functions can still be
> appended. (That is what I have done in some of KWord's filters, to add
> encodings that were not defined in KCharsets's lists.)

I don't know. The most visible place where charsets are used are in 
Konqueror and KMail's encoding selection menu. I don't know if any emails 
are still sent in UTF-7. I've never seen any webpage in UTF-7.

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