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Re: [ietf-smtp] Compressing SMTP streams

2016-01-31 04:06:55

On 31 Jan 2016, at 02:48, John R Levine <johnl(_at_)taugh(_dot_)com> wrote:

BINARYMIME was defined in 2000 to avoid that issue, and invents a new BDAT 
command that uses a byte count rather than escape sequence, so the message 
body can be an arbitrary sequence of octets.  Gmail, hotmail and 
icloud/ support it, Yahoo and AOL don't, but I've never seen client 
software that would take advantage of it.

BINARYMIME is the preferred mode of operation for Isode's Android email client. 
I hope others would follow.

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