I have a question regarding 8BITMIME.

I know Postfix supports 8BITMIME and does not support BINARYMIME, but I am 
wondering why both 8BITMIME and BINARYMIME are ESMTP extensions.  It would 
appear that 8BITMIME solves the same problem as BINARYMIME (allow 8-bit 
encoding of MIME), so why wasn’t BINARYMIME made obsolete in the RFC’s ?

Also - because 8BITMIME seems to solve the problem without CHUNKING, is that 
why Postfix supports it over BINARYMIME ?


- J

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