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.

to find out what you missed, the digest archives are stored in:



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