[Mimedefang] documentation bug/omission for newbies

Bill Cole mdlist-20140424 at billmail.scconsult.com
Wed Apr 20 13:22:36 EDT 2016

On 20 Apr 2016, at 11:46, starlight.2016q2 at binnacle.cx wrote:

>> On Tue, Apr 19 2016 20:58 -0400 Dianne Skoll dfs at 
>> roaringpenguin.com wrote:
>>> Here it has taken me a couple of days to
>>> get up to speed, but just looking at that Microsoft
>>> picture would have taken me to the same place in
>>> 15 minutes.
>> Oh, you mean like slide #52 of my slide deck?
> That's a diagram of the class hierarchy, which I did
> spend time examining.  What closed it for me was the
> diagram of a moderately complex MIME message.

You also may find the formal MIME definition helpful, primarily RFCs 
2045-2049. There's an example of a complex MIME message in Appendix A of 
RFC2049 at https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2049#page-15

Learning about Internet mail standards from Microsoft is like learning 
about Catholicism from a self-ordained snake-handling Pentecostal 
minister speaking in tongues...

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