[Mimedefang] documentation bug/omission for newbies
brennan at columbia.edu
Tue Apr 19 21:37:55 EDT 2016
It's interesting to see Microsoft explaining MIME when their Outlook
product does not parse it correctly. Now possibly the latest Outlook
finally gets this right, but I know that as recently as 2 years ago it did
Given a message with this format:
part 1: text/plain
part 2: multipart/alternative
part 2.1: text/plain
part 2.2: text/html
Outlook ignored part 1 and displayed only part 2.2.
The situation above happened when a user's client was configured to compose
only plain, and the user forwarded a message that was both plain and html.
The new part, part 1, "hey look at this message I got", was not shown to
Relevance to MimeDefang is that action_accept_with_warning can result in
the same structure. The warning is only text/plain.
Columbia University I T
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