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Re: processing incoming

On Sun, 3 Nov 1996, Brian C. White wrote:

=bcwhite=>> I would agree with Boris that as a matter of courtesy, it
=bcwhite=>> is better to assure that all mail readers will display the
=bcwhite=>> body of the message without requiring any extra steps.  Some
=bcwhite=>> mail readers will not automatically display your message if
=bcwhite=>> it is encoded.
=bcwhite=>If the mail program does not support MIME, then it will just
=bcwhite=>display the MIME separators.  All of the body text should still
=bcwhite=>be intact and perfectly readable.
=bcwhite=>If a mail readed notices MIME encoding then it must recognize MIME,
=bcwhite=>so why is it not displaying it?  If it was base64 encoded then I
=bcwhite=>could understand why, but body text is generally not altered.

in pine, if it's a aplication/pgp mime, then i have to save it to a
file, and then read, or fire up Mail

i don't like this, anyway, lars's mails are ok, i c the body.
why not use it like this?



"Boris D. Beletsky" <borik@isracom.co.il>
Nicaragua st. 3/15 Jerusalem Israel 96586
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with subject "get pgp-key"

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