Quoting Sean Rima (sean at tcob1.net):
> There are a lot of MUA's that cannot handle it and also a number of
> lists that if thy find any attachment delete them. He is not helping
> the cause :)
As as list-admin myself, I'm sympathetic to those who strip MIME from
list posts. There's so much abuse of the technique. And it doesn't
help that Mailman's default pipermail archiver doesn't decode them.
See http://www.balug.org/pipermail/balug-talk/2002-March.txt.gz for an
example of MIME rubbish marring a mailing list archive. Some people's
habit of top-posting (posting new text above a complete, untrimmed
quotation of the entire prior message thread) doesn't help much, either.
> I found the list that was deleting the body with clear signing, it was the
> Exim list. The reason being that it was set to delete anything that had a
> filename, which even in clearsign (non mime) Mutt was adding a
> filename="pgp.msg" or similar.
Cheers, "That article and its poster have been cancelled."
Rick Moen -- David B. O'Donnel, sysadmin for America Online
rick at linuxmafia.com
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