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Re: RMAIL, MIME-related bug

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: RMAIL, MIME-related bug
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 08:59:21 +0200

> Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2003 21:47:43 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Alexander Pohoyda <address@hidden>
> When we convert the email to babyl format, we can do some MIME-related
> processing on it, for example: all text/* bodyparts may be
> transfer-encoding (quoted-printable and base64) decoded, PGP/GPG
> signatures verified, PGP/GPG decryption done, header fields of type
> =?...?B?...?= decoded (RFC 2047) and unfolded (RFC 2822), etc.
> This needs to be done once. No information is lost in this step. No
> structure information is lost either.

I agree that these are best done while converting to Babyl. 

> Granted, we can delete boundaries and header field we don't want to
> see, but what to do with big bodyparts like attached images?

We could replace them with some icon, and give the user a way to
decode and display them with some key binding.

> Also, please note that if we delete any MIME-related information, we
> will not be able to parse the message again later.

You don't need to delete it, just to hide it.  RMAIL already hides
some headers, so the same machinery could be used here.

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