[ANN] filter for text-only base64-encoded msgs [LINUX][FOSS]

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Dario Niedermann

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Sep 30, 2019, 5:57:22 AM9/30/19
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Sometimes you'll get an email - without attachments, just text - and
that email is base64-encoded for no good reason. Spammers have been
known to do that in order to bypass spam filters. Mailing list soft-
ware has been unwisely configured to send out encoded messages. Or
clueless users tweaked their client the wrong way...

The end results:

1. any rule in your mail processing chain matching on message body
will fail;

2. ungreppable messages end up in your stored email.

`debbie' was written to address this specific problem. [...]

See <https://www.darioniedermann.it/sw/debbie.html> for more info.

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Dario Niedermann

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Oct 4, 2019, 7:38:18 PM10/4/19
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> Sometimes you'll get an email - without attachments, just text - and
> that email is base64-encoded for no good reason. [...] The end results:
>
> 1. any rule in your mail processing chain matching on message body
> will fail;
>
> 2. ungreppable messages end up in your stored email.
>
> `debbie' was written to address this specific problem. [...]

Version 2.0 includes the following improvements:

* adds an "X-Original-Content-Transfer-Encoding:" header
to filtered messages

* bug fixes!
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