[Rd] Not stripping attachments in R-devel e-mails

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Nov 28 12:06:12 CET 2012

>>>>> "FB" == Florian Burkart <florian.burkart at gmail.com>
>>>>>     on Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:01:33 +0000 writes:

    FB> Sorry, didn't realize text attachments get stripped as well...

they are *NOT* stripped  *if* they get the correct MIME type,
e.g.  'text/plain'

Unfortunately many e-mail clients nowadays no longer try put
correct MIME types for the attachments,
so it seems, your did neither.

Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich (site maintainer of the
R-*@R-project.org mailing lists).

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