Future of some functions in the class KCharsets

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Sun Sep 3 16:31:33 BST 2006

On Sunday 03 September 2006 16:15, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> 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.

And my experience of KCharsets comes more from Kate and from KWord's filters 
(especially text and RTF).

Have a nice day!

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