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Re: [ietf-smtp] [Proposal] 250-MARKDOWN

2019-01-09 01:34:10
On Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:29:43 +0530, Viruthagiri Thirumavalavan said:

I wanna bring Markdown support to SMTP.  So instead of transferring both
"text/plain" and "text/html" versions, future mails can use only

Well, right off the top, there's the end to end problem.

Say you support text/markdown, and your mail server accepts it to deliver. What
happens if my mail server doesn't support markdown?  Do you send a text/markdown
and hope my MUA can deal with it? If you do that, why bother with an SMTP 

Also, see RFC1341, and text/richtext. Ask yourself why you never see e-mails 
with it.

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