[TUHS] attachments: MIME and uuencode

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Mon Mar 13 08:12:55 AEST 2017


    > From: Random832

    > I think he means the fact that MIME specifies the type of the main
    > message body (not just attachments), so you can have a message with *no*
    > text parts.

Right, that I could discern; what I couldn't get with an definitiveness was
_why_ that was particularly a problem.

(Another possibility, other than the one I previously gave, is perhaps that
there simply is no text part, which one can peruse, ignoring the rest?)

	 Noel


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