[Mimedefang] Disclaimers and MIME (was Re: Re : HTML Boilerplates Disclaimers and image files...)
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Thu Feb 5 12:20:55 EST 2009
Gary Funck wrote:
> Perhaps we should sponsor a new RFC: "Canonical Disclaimer Attachment".
> Then mandate that a standard conforming email must use this attachment
> type for its disclaimer.
You are on to something! I don't think we can get away with a new
Content-Type, but perhaps a new value for Content-Disposition?
Content-Disposition: ignore; reason="disclaimer"
The nice thing is that the RFCs mandate that an unknown content-disposition
be treated as "attachment", which means existing MUAs will not display the
Of course, lawyers will balk at "ignore" and insist on "obey". It's a good
thing lawyers don't write e-mail clients.
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