[linux-elitists] KMail and MIME

Patrik Wallstrom pawal@blipp.com
Fri Jun 20 04:28:00 PDT 2003


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On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Aaron Lehmann wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 10:40:11AM -0700, Matt Beland wrote:
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> This has been bugging me for awhile, and I guess this list is a good
> place to vent about it.
> 
> 1) Why does KMail abuse quoted-printable?
> 2) If MIME is so great, why not use PGP/MIME? People convert inline
> PGP to the MIME format locally anyway, assuming quoted-printable
> encoding doesn't confuse their filters.

MIME is great, one can just hope that Microsoft understands that
pretty soon. Last I checked a PGP/MIME message could not even be read
by a Microsoft Outlook user.

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