Re: Unknown Content-Types & crashes

1996-07-17 16:40:17
To be safe, use is designed to be a
catch-all filter.  You can register it as the "*/*" filter.  What it
will do is extract the data into an external file and create a link to
it.  The HTML will have the message "Unrecognized Data" but it will be
hyperlinked to the data extracted.  Hence, the following may be


P.S.  Does anyone see a problem with having process
unknown-content types by default (ie. The setting is built into
mhonarc)?  I can add the content-type specification to the
"Unrecognized Data" string to at least give the reader a clue to what
the data type is and they will still have the option of access the

I think that this may be a good idea so that the information will be
avaliable for those that want to see it (no matter how much garbage
it is).  If it is some strange data that will require special processing
then they can save it to disk instead of viewing for further processing
with better tools.  It will also help us out in reading messages from
brain-dead mailers.  


 Chris Bagwell                          |     Alcatel Network Systems
 cbagwell(_at_)aud(_dot_)alcatel(_dot_)com              |        Richardson, 

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