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bug #17046: Implement Content-Disposition (RFC 2183)

Submitted by:  Bill Wohler <wohler>
Submitted on:  Thu Jul 6 18:58:15 2006  
Votes:  1  
Category: EnhancementSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Fixed
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed

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Fri Dec 21 03:34:28 2012, comment #2:

I realized that this was fixed and the code made it into 1.5 (okay, we don't implement RFC 2047 in filename parameters, but it looks like we really should be implementing RFC 2231).

Ken Hornstein <kenh>
Project Administrator
Thu Jul 6 19:05:27 2006, comment #1:

While implementing this feature, please keep in mind bug #17047, "Implement MIME Parameter Value and Encoded Word Extensions (RFC 2231)".

Bill Wohler <wohler>
Project Member
Thu Jul 6 18:58:15 2006, original submission:

mhbuild should use the Content-Disposition header field rather than the deprecated Content-Type name parameter.

mhstore should use the filename parameter in the Content-Disposition field as the filename for the stored file.

While it is not required, it appears that some mailers use RFC 2047 encodings in the filename parameter. Gnus looks for and decodes these encodings. Following the "be liberal in what you receive" philosophy, so too, should nmh.

nmh 1.1 RC 4 on Debian GNU/Linux (etch).

Bill Wohler <wohler>
Project Member


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