--On Wednesday, January 9, 2019 15:08 -0800 Gene Hightower
My mail server doesn't support or understand any media types
at all. MIME and media types are all handled in the MUA.
I agree, except for BINARYMIME: the one MIME type advertised
in the greeting stage of ESMTP.
Even that is dubious. What BINARYMIME does an SMTP extension is
to enable the use of those media types; it does not require or
As for text/markdown as a MIME type: it would be nice to have
something lighter than HTML for simple formatted text. But we
already have text/enriched defined in RFC 1896 and that seems
to have zero adoption.
Actually, fairly heavily adopted in the early days, just largely
irrelevant, as a little markup but not much, since text/html was
specified and took over
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