Re: What is the need for 8bit -> 7bit conversion in the newest opendkim?

From: Alessandro Vesely <>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2016 18:07:29 +0200

On Tue 24/May/2016 12:23:31 +0200 A. Schulze wrote:
>> How many MTA out there don't support 8BITMIME?
> support is not the question/problem.
> Many sites actively disable 8BITMIME!

Googling around I find that some exchange servers choke on 8bit. Still, I fail
to understand why they cannot just fix any bug.

Anyway, are there some figures of how common that practice is?

IME, signing messages the way they are submitted, without auto-conversions,
works pretty well.

>> What about SMTPUTF8?
> that will not work either
> Not supporting 8BITMIME mean no chance for SMTPUTF8
> That really sounds crazy...


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