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Re: multipart/alternative extension

From: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 15:11:07 -0400
Message-Id: <200105071911.PAA23020@astro.cs.utk.edu>
To: Pete Resnick <presnick@qualcomm.com>
cc: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>, pkyone@netreon.com, Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se>, IETF Applications Area general discussion list <discuss@apps.ietf.org>
> Eudora, for instance, if it receives a
> multipart/alternative with text/plain and text/html, will
> *irretrievably throw away* the text/plain on the assumption (as the
> spec implies) that the HTML is higher fidelity and therefore no
> information was actually in fact lost (a rather bold assumption,
> eh?). 

yes.  that's *really* unfortunate.  

Keith
Received on Monday, 7 May 2001 15:11:30 GMT

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