Re: Gopher+ Considered Harmful

Dan Connolly (
Fri, 11 Dec 92 13:13:28 CST

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Subject: Re: Gopher+ Considered Harmful 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Fri, 11 Dec 92 11:47:53 +0100."
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 92 13:13:28 CST
From: Dan Connolly <>

>OK, when I said MIME data format I meant MIME message format, and was
>referring to the outer level only (and note that MIME *implies*

Ding! No, but thanks for playing. A mime entity IS NOT NECESSARILY
A MESSAGE! I've tried to explain this a zillion times! You can
describe regular raw gif files with MIME content types. You
can for example do

% metamail -b -c "image/gif" foo.gif

where foo.gif is just a plain old gif file -- no headers, no