Contributing to WINE
rob at codeweavers.com
Wed Sep 22 11:08:32 CDT 2004
Mike Hearn wrote:
>> When I try to read you email in pine I get:
>>> [ Part 1, Application/X-PKCS7-MIME 11KB. ]
>>> [ Cannot display this part. Press "V" then "S" to save in a file. ]
>> So to read it I would have to save it as a file and then try to figure
>> out how to read it (or wait for some other wine-devel subscriber to
>> quote it in a reply, thanks Mike<g>). I have also heard reports that it
>> causes some versions of mutt to crash. I don't know what happens if one
>> tries to read it in emacs (which is what Alexandre uses) but if it is
>> anything like pine or mutt this may explain the lack of response.
> Firstly let's get the email format discussion out of the way:
> To be fair, this seems to be Mutt/Pine sucking. The email source is a
> very standard multipart/mixed HTML+text mail which is the de-facto
> standard outside of geek mailing lists :) There's nothing magic about
> it, if somebodies email client can't read it, it seems to be broken.
> Unless something between me and wine-devel washed it into a more
> standard format (unlikely, never heard of it)
> I'm not sure where application/x-pkcs7-mime came from. That string
> doesn't appear in the email at all.
It appears in mine. While I can receive it, it would be good if everyone
sent plain text emails as that is just good etiquette.
> The sending client is Outlook. Any email client that can't receive
> mail from Outlook needs some bugfixing, I think, standards or not.
And mailman too, by the looks of it.
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