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Re: [www-talk] <none>

From: Mukul Gandhi <mgandhi@mtcindia.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 12:39:18 +0500
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To: "Andrew Prendergast" <ap@geekz.com.au>, <www-talk@w3.org>
I thought somebody can add interesting bits of their experiances to this
problem. But sorry if u did,nt like my explanation. I have developed an
email client in Java which implements pop3 + smtp and I am in a process to
add mime capabilities to it.
But the problem of converting smtp commands to http is a different one &
needs help from s/w outside ur network.


At 04:57 PM 7/19/99 +1000, Andrew Prendergast wrote:
>Nobody has put their hand up....
>why not build it yourself and give us all the details?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Mukul Gandhi <mgandhi@mtcindia.com>
>To: <www-talk@w3.org>
>Sent: Monday, July 19, 1999 5:16 PM
>Subject: Re: [www-talk] <none>
>> I can send a html page, image or other type of content identified by their
>> mime types through an email client. And also vice versa, i.e I can recieve
>> the mime attachments in emails. If my mail reader understands mime, it
>> display the attachments in their original format..
>> But the question was I think , If I have a normal mime compliant email
>> and I want to place http requests & don,t have internet access, can I
>> request & get a document from a http server ?
>> -mukul
>> >Multipart content type with graphics attached. I've done it in Outlook
>> >Express, dunno if it works with anything else...
>> >
>> >Normally the best way to send WWW pages is with "Content-type: text/html"
>> >the headers - works in most readers - but if one can't download images
>> >HTTP then it'll look pretty weird...
>> >
>> >ap...
>> >
>> >> I think if an e-mail client implements HTTP apart from mail
>> >> protocols(POP3/SMTP etc), it is possible. Browser is a classic example..
>> >> & Netscape both implement email interfaces along with HTTP...
>> >> may be ur saying that by not connected to www, and only email. Then
>> >> something should convert HTTP into mail protocol equivalents & vive
>> >> It should be possible...
>> >>
>> >> -mukul
>> >>
>> >> >I have heard there are some method to access WWW by e-mail ,is it
>> >> >true, what should I do ?
Received on Monday, 19 July 1999 03:11:39 UTC

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