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Re: [Nmh-workers] (no subject)

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] (no subject)
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:39:27 -0400

jerrad wrote:
 > >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"

right.  i used to always prefer plaintext, but lately enough information
is lost that i find an "elinks -dump" often works better.  my mh "show"
wrapper now chooses whether to show text or html based on which folder
i'm in.

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 71.2 degrees)

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