FEDORA net etiquette

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 14:04:13 UTC 2008


On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 07:53 -0400, Dave Feustel wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 04:07:12AM +0000, g wrote:
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> > 
> > Tim wrote:
> > 
> > > What I saw was more than "8 characters", did you mean something else?
> > 
> > as i said, '8'. when prompted for entry, i entered 8 characters.
> > 
> > > And it really should be MIME in this day and age
> > 
> > mime is a waste.
> > - --
> > 
> > tc,hago.
> 
> I'm a newbie when it comes to mime and sending binary attachments.
> 
> What other mechanism is available to send binary data via email?

Don't go there. In the olden days, when men were men, people used things
like uuencode for this. MIME was invented to get us out of that. If you
must send binary stuff by email, MIME is the only game in town.

poc




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