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Re: Bug#932: Pine over-encodes files and auto-requests document

dwarf@polaris.net (Dale Scheetz)  wrote on 18.02.96 in <[🔎] Pine.LNX.3.91.960218141428.18651B-100000@dwarf.polaris.net>:

> On Sat, 17 Feb 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:

> > MIME has been designed so that it is possible to attach plain text
> > files in ways that are readable to non-MIME-aware user agents.
> The proper way to do this in pine is NOT with MIME. Use ^R if you wish to
> include plain text in your message.

If pine does not *allow* non-encoded MIME multipart messages, then pine is  
*severely* broken.

I'll not comment on anything more, because that would turn this message in  
a severe flame.

MfG Kai

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