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Re: [Nmh-workers] showing application/octet-stream attachments that shou

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] showing application/octet-stream attachments that should be text/plain
Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:46:15 -0500

>I find it happens quite often that I receive an e-mail where someone
>has attached something that is likely to be plain text (such as a diff)
>but their mail program has marked it as application/octet-stream.
>Viewing such attachments ends up being a bit of a hassle because they
>need to be stored in a file first. Does anyone know a trick for quickly
>viewing such attachments?

Hm.  Nothing comes to mind offhand.  But it does suggest to me that
we need an extra switch or two to mhshow to override it's default idea
of how to handle a particular content type (or part).


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