[rfc-i] RFCs and Internet Drafts are not always delivered by MIME

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Tue Nov 4 10:08:37 PST 2008


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Paul Hoffman wrote:
> At 12:28 AM -0800 11/4/08, Joe Touch wrote:
>> Text/plain is ASCII
> 
> Why is that relevant? The RFC Editor mostly delivers RFCs over FTP, which does not use MIME.

We're trying to figure out the impact of delivering files as *.txt with
and without a BOM, and what each breaks. MIME is just one of the
potential impacts.

Joe
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