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re:Pine over-encodes files (came from Bug#932)

>Kai Henningsen writes:
>> dwarf@polaris.net (Dale Scheetz):
>> > 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.
>No, the proper way to do this is to use a multipart/mixed message
>whose second part has type text/plain and content-transfer-encoding
>7bit (or quoted-printable, *if* necessary).

I agree.  Mime parts should not be encoded any more than is strictly

                                 ( bcwhite@bnr.ca )

    In theory, theory and practice are the same.  In practice, they're not.

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