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Re: [Nmh-workers] (no subject)

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] (no subject)
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:50:20 -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.

Ralph is of course correct, but let me add one nit; nmh (and MH) reverse
the order of multipart/alternative parts internally, so they show up
as the "best" content first.  I was going to get rid of this implementation
wart when the MIME code gets retooled.


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