[JDEV] MIME-Version

Thomas D. Charron tcharron at my-deja.com
Wed Aug 11 11:20:38 CDT 1999

On Wed, 11 Aug 1999 09:37:30   Dave Smith wrote:
>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>

  Becouse MIME headers are for mail, and we've adapted it for XML..  It'll be easy enough for clients that want to pass the data off to a MIME parser of some sort of simple add the SMTP MIME headers to it..

Thomas Charron

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