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Re: [nmh-workers] Can't forward MIME-encoded message

From: Steven Winikoff
Subject: Re: [nmh-workers] Can't forward MIME-encoded message
Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 14:11:33 -0400

>>I didn't know forw had a -mime switch.  Since this is something I'd find
>>very helpful, I just tried it, but it completely failed to work for me.
>forw -mime doesn't have a wonderful interface; what it does is generate
>a mhbuild directive and it puts it in the draft message.  You then have
>to run "mime" on the resulting draft for the right thing to happen.

Thank you!  I just tried that, and it worked perfectly.

>This is actually all covered in the man page for forw(1); let me know if
>it is unclear.

No, it's clear enough; I just didn't think to read the man page until you
pointed it out just now.

>I'm not defending this practice; it's the way it's always worked and I am
>unable to come up with a better solution at this time.  Maybe someday ...

That's okay; the two-step process is still much easier than what I'd been
doing until now.

     - Steven
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