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From Sam Ruby <ru...@apache.org>
Subject Re: atom feeds for projects
Date Tue, 04 Jul 2006 13:57:30 GMT
Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 7/4/06, Sam Ruby <rubys@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> > To be clear, AFAIK, there was never a patch for mod_mbox -- it was a
>> > Ruby file that only solved part of the problem. Again, AFAIK, no one
>> > ever wrote a patch in C for mod_mbox to attempt to resolve this issue.
>>
>> I offered.  The response was, and I quote, "Erm, no".
> 
> The "Erm, no" was in response to the approach, not the offer to help, IIRC.
> 
> If you're willing to fix the problem the right way, by adding real
> support for character sets to mod_mbox, I'm sure nobody would have a
> problem with  that.

You chose to snip the portion where I argue that the approach I outlined 
is necessary, at least as a fall-back/safety net.  Care to explain why 
such a fall-back/safety net isn't necessary or appropriate?

- Sam Ruby

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