[Haskell-cafe] Proposed change to mime-mail

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Mon Nov 28 08:59:50 CET 2011

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 9:39 PM, Erik Hesselink <hesselink at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've found and solved a problem with mime-mail, and Michael Snoyman
> asked me to send a request for feedback to -cafe, so here goes.
> In short, the issue is with address headers containing 'special'
> (non-ascii) characters. In mime-mail, these are automatically encoded
> according to RFC 2047. However, the email address part of an address
> header is not allowed to be encoded.
> My patch adds 'from', 'to', 'cc' and 'bcc' fields to the Mail data
> type, and creates correct headers from these fields. This does make
> the Mail type a bit larger, so I've also added a smart constructor
> with initializes these fields with empty lists (only 'from' is
> required).
> For more details, see my initial bug report [1] and my patches in the
> pull request [2].
> If you have any comments on this change, please let me know.
> Regards,
> Erik
> [1] https://github.com/snoyberg/mime-mail/issues/5
> [2] https://github.com/snoyberg/mime-mail/pull/6
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Since there were no objections, I've merged the patches and released
mime-mail 0.4. Thanks Erik!


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