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SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin
On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 05:34:12PM +0100, Jochen Friedrich wrote:
> Hi Larry,
> > with the difference being that BK has an optional way of wrapping
> > them up in uuencode (or whatever) so that mailers don't stomp on them.
> isn't that just the same as sending them as attchment? And isn't that
> discouraged?

We have a generic wrapping/unwrapping mechanism. The wrapping can be as
draconian as a uuencode/mimencoded attachment or as light as a crc envelope.
We don't care, we're mechanism providers in this area, not policy setters.
Larry McVoy lm at
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