MIME mangled digests
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Oct 2 10:16:01 GMT 1997
On Thu, 2 Oct 1997, Brendan O'Dea wrote:
> I have noticed that every so often the headers of this list end up
> inheriting MIME cruft from one of the digest messages.
> For example ``SAMBA digest 1438'' had headers of:
> Content-ID: <Pine.BSF.3.91.971001132840.4617H at cb1-gw.cb1.com>
> Content-Type: MULTIPART/MIXED; BOUNDARY="0-525257425-875708609=:4617"
oo, that's me, that is!
> While I'm not sure exactly what circumstances trigger this behaviour,
> it is probably not a good idea to post MIME multipart messages to the
> list (although I realise that this is often done unwittingly).
ur... no, it was done semi-deliberately, for which i apologise: i should
know better. the posting actually got a failure message back from this
one, and i then posted a second time, text-only.
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