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Re: The Case Against MIME

1997-11-19 09:04:46
Ian Brown wrote:

It isn't for "purity"; it is to make it easier for new
implementors to create compatible versions without
unnecessary impediments. They can obtain MIME toolkits
more easily than Armour ones. Or even just let mail
programs handle the encoding of the binary data.

Partdon me, this is not true.  The only difference between
ASCII Armor and MIME's base64 are the armor header and the
CRC.  To make 2.6 understand MIME encoded PGP messages,
just use mmencode -u -b | pgp -f - it will work on unix
systems; porting mmencode to other OS'es will be quite

Thomas Roessler · 74a353cc0b19 · dg1ktr ·
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