[ARIN-consult] Consultation on Prohibiting Attachments on ARIN Mailing Lists

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Tue Apr 24 11:39:10 EDT 2018

William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
    > "Not break" as in maintain the signature or "not break" as in don't
    > strip the signature and then keep the multipart/signed content-type
    > breaking the validator?

don't strip the signature, make sure it can still validate.

    > Personally, I wouldn't mind seeing all emails squashed to a single
    > MIME text/plain part. It might even improve the quoting mess where a
    > lot of mail software can't figure out how to mark the components of
    > the mail or sometimes indents an entire paragraph unwrapped instead of
    > indenting the lines.

No, it won't help people using outlook at all.

    > On the rare occasions where we want to communicate something more
    > complicated than plain text allows, it's not that hard to find a place
    > to host it or to offer to mail copies directly to those few lost souls
    > whose internal IT is cruel enough to block the web.

I totally agree.  

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