[JDEV] MIME-Version

Dave Smith dave at dorm4.org
Wed Aug 11 09:37:30 CDT 1999

> I'm assuming, then, that just sticking the MIME chunk in the <mime> tag
> isn't going to be done?  Why use XML attributes for MIME headers when you
> can just put the MIME headers in the MIME chunk??  MIME already contains
> all it needs to describe itself.

Hmm...this is a good question. Why in the world does the manipulator(client,
transport, whatever) have to be able to access the MIME attributes outside
of the MIME body? Isn't the whole idea of MIME to be self-describing?
<raised eyebrow>


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