On Thu, 13 Apr 2000 12:59:27 +0100
Dave Wilson <dave.wilson at heanet.ie> wrote:
| > > > I would like to add footers to all outgoing mails :
| > > This breaks all sort of RFCs.
| > Is there any clear paragraph which can be pointed out to a Suit?
| Got it!! I need someone more familiar than myself to confirm, but I'm
| pretty sure that this breaks MIME-format messages, where each portion
| of the message needs to be encapsulated in its own specific portion.
No more so than having "This is a multipart MIME message" before the boundary
| If we're really lucky it might even break PGP/MIME which is the best
| way to ensure privacy and accountability in email :-)
Or even S/MIME :-P, it depends on the implementation, I suppose. I'm not
current on the encapsulation used for PGP+MIME or S/MIME, but I'd imagine that
they'd have _some_ demarcation as to what's signed. Mind you, it does sound
like a good way to argue against auto-appending in certain cases in a certain
"fight handwaving with handwaving" kind of way...
Paul (still speaking for himself).
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