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Re: About the media types text/x-php and text/x-php-source

On Mon, 2012-08-27 at 09:02 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> There are a fair number
> of email clients out there that, rightly or wrongly, will not display
> inline attachments of type application/*, but will do so for text/*.
Not only MUAs, unfortunately.

> This
> switch therefore means that attached scripts have to be saved and opened
> separately rather than viewed directly inline in the mail client, which is
> occasionally quite awkward.  Or, alternately, one has to attach scripts as
> text/plain, thus losing the language information that could otherwise be
> conveyed.  (There are some, although not many, mail clients that, given
> proper MIME tagging of language information, will do syntax highlighting
> of attached code.)

I know that this is a pain in the ares, but actually one should then
rather try to fix these clients ;-)


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