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Content-Length and MIME encodings

In article <k2.759398924@woodstock>, Klaus Steinberger
<k2@bl.physik.tu-muenchen.de> wrote:
>>                 it's clear that any sane system *must* recalculate
>>the `Content-Length:' of incoming messages, or risk the possibility of
>>(accidental or deliberate) corruption of the mail drop.
>
>To bad, elm does not do this.

Not elm's responsibility: it's the MTA that writes the mail drop which must
ensure that it is intact.

Tim.
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Tim Goodwin | "scanf()... usually does something almost but not
PIPEX Ltd   | completely unlike what you want" -- Chris Torek.

Original headers:

From: tim@pipex.net (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.mail.mime,comp.mail.headers
Subject: Re: Content-Length and MIME encodings
Date: 24 Jan 1994 14:25:57 -0000
Organization: PIPEX Ltd, Cambridge, UK.
Message-ID: <2i0lpl$77j@tank.pipex.net>
References: <2hs1pa$igh@grasp.insa-lyon.fr> <2huhep$1m4@tank.pipex.net>
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