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Re: [Nmh-workers] mime-aware filtering?

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mime-aware filtering?
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 19:56:48 -0400

>My only thought is that MIME is more than just the linear list of
>attachments that many seem to believe, and we need to come up with
>a naming convention capable of representing that. And even then,
>deciding what to store as content for a given part isn't necessarily
>straightforward. For example, if you have a multipart/alternative
>part, how do you represent that in the filesystem? We've briefly
>touched on some of this before:

I think that it's solvable; seems like the multipart "container" objects
wouldn't be represented in the filesystem.

>       http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/nmh-workers/2012-02/msg00088.html

I also note that thread included someone (who shall remain nameless) offering
to design a new API to replace m_getfld() :-)


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