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SubjectRe: Whining about MIME formatted email
On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 11:50:12AM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> X-Mailer: exmh version 2.1.1 10/15/1999
> From: Keith Owens <kaos@ocs.com.au>
> cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: 2.4.0-test8/pre6 OOPS on load of sb.o
> In-reply-to: Your message of "Fri, 08 Sep 2000 10:15:13 +0930."
> <OE20vaqil8EUzvaPeLj00002b31@hotmail.com>
> Mime-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 11:50:12 +1100
>
> On Fri, 8 Sep 2000 10:15:13 +0930,
> "Sheldon Easterbrook" <sheldie@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >I'm still getting this, except I've changed from RedHat 6.2 to Debian 2.2.
> >Sep 8 08:50:36 Defiant kernel: EIP: =
> >0010:[fat:__insmod_fat_S.bss_L2240+26305/51066103]=0A=
>
> Please do not use quoted-printable to mail to l-k, plain text without
> MIME is much better.

Do use some MUA software which handles MIME formats properly,
and stop whining. Oddly I recall that EXMH was used as
a prototype platform during the MIME specification development.

Most a bit more versatile MUAs can handle MIME structures
properly these days, including pine, mutt, netscape communicator,
etc. (I almoast included exmh there, but apparently it does not
do it, if you have any reason to complain...)

FYI: Linus uses PINE 4.10 for his email, I use mutt, although
modified so that it won't squirt in any "X-Mailer:" headers.

/Matti Aarnio
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