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Re: MIME (was (again) Re: NFC: Re: Re: Native Fish Conservancy Digest V2 #342)

Ok try this one and see If I MIMED you.  Thank You. JiM C.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wright Huntley" <huntley1 at home_com>
To: <nfc at actwin_com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 2:46 PM
Subject: MIME (was (again) Re: NFC: Re: Re: Native Fish Conservancy Digest
V2 #342)

> >       From:
> >            "Jim Capelle" <JCapelle at tampabay_rr.com>
> >   Reply-To:
> >            nfc at actwin_com
> >         To:
> >            <nfc at actwin_com>
> >  References:
> >            1
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Who is sending MIME format?  Maybe the person or me doesn't know it's
happening to be able to fix it.  Thank You   JiM C.
> >
> BINGO! I think you have it!
> Well, *you* just sent this one in MIME 1.0, Jim. (^_^)
> It's trivial to expand your headers and see what "MIME-Version" and
> "Content-Type" are in a message from you coming back off the list. I
> converted the part I needed to copy and paste to "plain text," to be able
> re-post it here. It will not quote properly in Netscape Messenger. IDK
> other mail editors.
> If the font doesn't look like an old typewriter, you can be pretty sure
> not in "plain text" in most systems.
> Robert's most recent postings have had the same problem. The auction font
> size was so different for different items that they were not readily
> readable, and I have a 21" high-resolution monitor! The third item would
> have been unresolvable on a 14" monitor, for many of us.
> Failure to check the "Wrap Words?" box also makes text run off the page
> behave badly when quoted. Always set line length to well under 80
> characters, and check that box, too, for easiest use.
> Believe us. "MIME-multipart/alternative; boundary" doesn't work for lists
> and newsgroups, and HTML is a mess if you try to use *any* color in text
> material or background. The "Content-Type" should always be "plain text"
> "US ASCII" or some variation thereon.
> Wright
> We now return you to your regularly scheduled vote-recount program.
> --
>        Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 612-1467
>     An aquarium is just interactive television for cats.

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