[nycbug-talk] Re: still netiquette

Okan Demirmen okan
Wed Feb 18 13:43:32 EST 2004

On Wed 2004.02.18 at 12:40 -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Okan Demirmen <okan at demirmen.com> wrote:
> > On Wed 2004.02.18 at 12:10 -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > > > BTW, replying to your mutt message means "open an attachment, copy & paste,
> > > > put ">" in front of every row and hit reply". :)
> > > 
> > > Wow.  I had no idea that Outlook was *that* busted.  (Non-list emails
> > > sent using outlook end up in a specific junk folder.)  I sure would
> > > change my MUA if I were you. :)
> > 
> > not saying the OE is not broken in some respects, but there is also the
> > issue of the sending side's mua mime configuration.
> Looking around for five minutes leads me to conclude that:
> - mutt handles gpg in a manner compliant with RFC 2015
> - Outlook does NOT handle gpg/mime attachments in a manner compliant
>   with RFC2015

yes, i've had to modify my mutt settings depending on who i'm sending
stuff to...a real pain to keep track, so i just found the lowest
common broken denominator, OE, and made everything that way.

> I'm still surprised by the large number of Outlook users in presumably
> predominantly geek mailinst lists.

me too. but everyone and their dog gives me a reason why; i have
just given up caring - unless, that is, if they send me crap in
tnef, which busts my bubble, but this is way off topic.....


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