ifmail & MIME

Davide G. M. Salvetti ()
07 Apr 1997 23:31:07 +0200

I'm using ifmail 2.9.

I was wondering if it's correct to let Mime headers become RFC-Mime kludges
in this case:

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII (with no
Content-Transfer-Encoding header)

According to message.c these would get killed if the same stuff was stated
as:

Content-Type: text/plain Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit (or even 8bit)

I'm asking 'cause I happen to use tm-edit 7.93, with Gnus under GNU Emacs
to write message, and it behaves the first way rather than the second one,
when it finds a clean 7bit no Mime message. Obviously I would prefer not
to send useless RFC kludges like this one seems to be and I'll patch
message.c as soon as I'll find the time (and the will :-) to recompile
ifmail.

But I'd really like to hear what do you think about it as I'm not
particularly experienced with MIME and the like.

Cheers,

-- 
Davide G. M. Salvetti - IW5DZC [JN53fr]
http://www.difi.unipi.it/~df165215/