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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhfixmsg suggestion

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhfixmsg suggestion
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2013 12:25:01 -0400

>Would it be very difficult for mhfixmsg to have an option
>(maybe -reformat -reformat ?) to update the text/plain
>version in a message? Constant Contact only updates the
>text version of a newsletter when an administrator explicitly
>does so by hand. Consequently I often see out of date
>information unless I explicitly check the text/html part.
>Alternatively, if there were a tool in nmh that could
>strip out a part, I could have mhfixmsg build a new one.

So, we don't have a tool to really rewrite MIME messages; mhfixmsg is
it.  Maybe what would be appropriate is a new switch to mhfixmsg to
indicate a preferred MIME type when dealing with multipart/alternative?
I will note that dealing with multipart/alternative in the real world is
one of the more challenging things out there.


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