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Re: [Nmh-workers] My .mh_profile

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] My .mh_profile
Date: Mon, 12 May 2014 15:36:38 -0400

>>when you attached your .mh_profile, thanks to an underlying
>>"file --mime-type" invocation, it gained a content-type of
>Was that because  the file name began with a dot?

Nmh uses file(1) to look into a file to determine what the MIME type is
(if you're using a new enough version of file(1)).  Why did it think it
was a netnews file?  Because of these lines in the magic(5) database:

0       string          Path:           news text
!:mime  message/news


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