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Re: questions on QP, non-text attachments and munpack

1996-02-14 11:07:59
I then asked this group who was right: munpack or the software which encoded
the body part with quoted-printable. The consensus is that the q-p software
is right and munpack is wrong.

We've had to advise the customer to stop using munpack because of this. (We
may even have to put out a general customer advisory on this issue.)

I agree, albeit reluctantly, with this assessment. Speaking as someone with a
MIME implementation that might very well elect to use Q-P for non-text data
should it prove to be more efficient, I'm going to have to consider pointing
people at a minimal MIME agent other than MUNPACK in the future.