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Re: Restrictions on the Content-Type "message"

1999-01-04 11:27:05
The fact is that a news message is not an RFC 822 message.  It is 
very similar to one, but it does not conform to RFC 822, and labelling
it in such a way that implies that it does is going to cause problems.

There is a need for a Content-Type that distinguishes RFC 822 mail
messages from RFC 1036 news messages.

(Yes, I'm talking about interpretation of the "Newsgroups" header,
among other things.)

Charles Lindsey wrote:


Making the Content-Type that describes a news message not be a subtype
of "message/" is just unspeakably lame.

Jamie Zawinski
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