[JDEV] MIME-Version

Thomas D. Charron tcharron at my-deja.com
Wed Aug 11 11:34:51 CDT 1999

  Hypothetically, we could have several messages sending different parts of a multipart mime message if implemented in the client correctly..

  Aka, Insta-file transfer via MIME attachment (Aka, the BASE64 thing someone called a HACK earlier..  Oh wait, MIME DOES do that hack, now doesn't it.. ;-P)

Thomas Charron

On Wed, 11 Aug 1999 11:39:11   arh14 wrote:
>Then will there be support for multiple <mime> tags in the case of 
>multipart messages?
>On Wed, 11 Aug 1999, Scott Robinson wrote:
>> It is just a matter of placement. If we use the wrapping <mime/> tags, then
>> the developer of a client using MIME not only doesn't have to worry about
>> writing extra (albiet miniscule) code to grab the lines, and they also don't
>> (a bit nicer) have to worry about the unique boundaries. In general, it just
>> saves time and makes MIME easier to use.
>> Scott.
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