[reportlab-users] Reducing use of 7-bit characters

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Mon May 4 15:20:34 EDT 2009

Yoann Roman wrote:

> I've seen a few threads on here that talk about Outlook's tendency to

> encode RL PDFs as quoted-printable because of the low ratio of non-7-bit

> characters. We're running into occasional issues with this that, as far

> as I can tell, are from mail server mangling (same recipient/sender/PDF,

> different results).


If you will permit me to be blunt, so what? The quoted-printable
version works just fine, and it takes 25% less bandwidth than base64.

Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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