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Re: [Nmh-workers] (no subject)

From: Jerrad Pierce
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] (no subject)
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:02:25 -0400

>The RFCs that define MIME say that alternatives parts representing the
>same content, e.g. text/plain, text/rtf, and text/html, shall be in the
>email in order worst to best when judged by their ability to represent
>the content.  This allows a user reading the email in an MUA that's not
>MIME-capabable to come across the simplest format first, e.g. text/plain.

That's the theory, but many senders use a text/plain part akin to
"If you cannot read this, get a better MUA"

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