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Re: [Nmh-workers] Understanding nmh (aka. What's the goal) [ really non-

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Understanding nmh (aka. What's the goal) [ really non-ASCII message bodies ]
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010 21:58:20 +0000

markus schnalke wrote:
>[2010-12-07 12:33] Jon Steinhart <address@hidden>
>Examples for what gets generated from mail *body text*:

Thanks for doing this and saving me the effort ;-)

>The old code generates ...
>... for ASCII:
>  Content-Type: text/plain; name="sendKi9x7j"; x-unix-mode="0644";
>          charset="us-ascii"
>  Content-ID: <address@hidden>
>  Content-Description:   ASCII text 
>  foo
>... for non-ASCII (only if at least one attachment is present):
>  Content-Type: application/octet-stream; name="sendbRaV8T";
>          x-unix-mode="0644"
>  Content-ID: <address@hidden>
>  Content-Description:   UTF-8 Unicode text 
>  Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
>  d2l0aCBKb24....

These are definitely just wrong -- we shouldn't be specifying
name and x-unix-mode for the body text (and base64ing when
we could q-p is a bit unfriendly).

-- PMM

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