Subject: Re: admin/17736: GNATS should do something against MIME messages
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 07/28/2002 18:41:53
[ On Saturday, July 27, 2002 at 18:28:01 (-0700), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: ]
> Subject: admin/17736: GNATS should do something against MIME messages
> PR kern/17604 has many garbage. I guess it was caused by MIME
> multipart message.
> GNATS should do:
> - Decode a MIME body with Content-Transfer-Encoding such as quoted-printable, base64.
> - Throw away non-"text/plain" parts.
No, absolutely not. If a reader wishes to decode them then they can be
fed into an appropriate MIME decoder. Nothing should ever be thrown
away from a PR or followup.
Greg A. Woods
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