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Date:	Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:28:04 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@...i.de>
To:	Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>
cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, joe@...ches.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V3] wanrouter: Remove it and the drivers that depend on
 it


On Wednesday 2012-11-14 16:23, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
>> > 
>> > Please repost with the HTML stuff removed.
>> 
>> Ah crap.  I'd replied via gmail ; today and occasionally in the past as
>> a convenient short cut when not reading netdev with a "normal" MUA.  And
>> this is not the 1st time gmail has randomly decided to be "helpful" by
>> mangling plain text like this.  Well, I'll be having no more of that BS.
>
>I was curious to better figure out what triggered this, now that it
>isn't 1AM.  It seems the original wasn't plain text, and that gmail
>didn't know what else to do with the content from your message when it
>arrived as base64 encoded.
>http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=135284894104364&w=2

I only wonder which component is at fault here, the producer side (it
gives the following headers),

 Content-Type: Text/Plain; charset=iso-8859-7
 Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
 (and the _absence_ of any MIME chunkwrapping)

or the receiver side. (Al)Pine and derivates displays the message
fine, marc.info does not, and gmail presents the body after literally
taking a stab at it.
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