MIME garbage in comp.protocols.dns.bind

Sam Wilson Sam.Wilson at ed.ac.uk
Mon Dec 15 13:13:25 UTC 2008

In article <ghubkr$9ls$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
 Chris Buxton <cbuxton at menandmice.com> wrote:

> On Dec 11, 2008, at 10:57 PM, Barry Margolin wrote:
> > The old mail-to-news gateway either got this right or
> > extracted the plain text alternative before forwarding.
> The old mail server stripped messages down to their plaintext values.  
> The new one does not - it allows both formatted text and attachments.  
> This is no doubt the change that's causing this problem with usenet.

But it's doing it wrong - it's removing some MIME headers that it 
shouldn't.  (I will defer to other people if there is a mismatch in what 
is acceptable in MIME headers on Usenet, but the old one worked and the 
new one creates unreadable news postings.)


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