"Subject" suggestion

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Subject: "Subject" suggestion
Posted by:  arthur hoornweg (antispam.hoornweg@casema.nl.net)
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006

tidmessage.Subject is a property of type string ( = Ansistring).

The Ansi characterset has severe limitations, hence message subjects can
be encoded using a variety of character sets. During a conversion from or
to Ansi many characters will get lost if they aren't contained in the user's

Wouldn't it make more sense to change the type of  property "Subject" into
a (Unicode) Widestring ? One could then perform transparent and lossless
conversions if the right encoding is set !

Arthur Hoornweg

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