Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On Wed, 17 Aug 2005, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> 1) Fix applymbox such that it understands RFC822-valid Subject lines 
>> which wrap across multiple text lines.
> It already should do this.
>> 2) Teach it to understand MIME, and not treat the MIME headers like part 
>> of the message.
> But this one I really realyl disagree with.
> The fact is, anybody who doesn't edit the emails that come in is BROKEN. 
> There are two kinds of emails:
>  - the nicely formatted ones where the author follows all the rules
>    This kind of email doesn't need MIME decoding anyway.

Unless they want to write something that doesn't fit in ASCII, as
discussed in another thread here.

But maybe you are only talking about MIME attachments, and not about
MIME content encodings?  We probably need to separate the two.

Note that I'm not really talking about your patch handling for Linux;
you are free to disallow my name in Linux patches if you want to.  But
I'd like to see a way to get rid of that limitation for other uses of

David Kågedal

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