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Re: New Internet Draft: draft-ietf-uri-urc-trivial-00

From: Alexander Dupuy <dupuy@smarts.com>
Date: Mon, 1 May 1995 18:18:30 -0400
Message-Id: <9505012218.AA03204@just.smarts.com>
To: uri@bunyip.com, ietf-lists@proper.com
> Each part starts with a header that has the following form:
> 
> =====[<charset>[/<language>]]
> 
...
> The optional metainformation may be of any format and contain any text. The
> only restriction is that no line of the metainformation may begin with the
> characters "=====".

Just to save people some grief in the future, why not choose a delimiter that
won't interact painfully with MIME quoted-printable encoding?  Really, almost
any printable ASCII character other than = and - would work just as well, and
in certain MIME-encoded situations, much better.

@alex
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