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Re: [Nmh-workers] message/rfc822 C-T and whatnow's attach?

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] message/rfc822 C-T and whatnow's attach?
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:29:08 -0500

Jon wrote:

> David Levine writes:
> > I've been thinking about this.  It's possible, though maybe
> > a bit tricky, to determine if the file is a message in the
> > user's MH folders.  If it is, should attach set the
> > Content-Type for the part to message/rfc822?
> Going from memory here (instead of the source code).  The attach code
> uses the "file" command to determine the content type.

It just uses "file" to determine the Content-Description, and
then only with -attachformat 0, which isn't the default.  But,
I think you're on to something here . . .

> Oh!  Just looked at the file man page, and someone has added a --mime
> option that does the right thing and recognizes messages in ascii text.

POSIX "file" uses -i.  I think it does what we want but it'll
take some digging to verify.


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