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Re: [Nmh-workers] another MIME failure, this time it's the C-T

From: rader
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] another MIME failure, this time it's the C-T
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 21:52:13 -0600

 > >> Content-Type: file/pdf;
 > >
 > >"file" is not a registered Media Type according to IANA:
 > Yeah, that's completely mega-bozo.  According to my reading of RFC 2046,
 > you're allowed to treat unknown _subtypes_ as application/octet-stream
 > (well, it depends), but it is mum on what's supposed to happen if
 > you get an unknown top-level type.  Should we just treat this as
 > application/octet-stream?  I am assuming that in all other respects
 > it was a correctly formatted MIME message.

Probably.  I was able to view the enclosed PDF.

I have a request out for the orginal msg--to figure out the mega-bozo MUA, FYA.


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