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

Submitted by:  Bill Wohler <wohler>
Submitted on:  Thu 06 Jul 2006 06:58:15 PM UTC  
Votes:  1  
Category:  Enhancement Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Fixed
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Closed

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Fri 21 Dec 2012 03:34:28 AM UTC, 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 06 Jul 2006 07:05:27 PM UTC, 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 06 Jul 2006 06:58:15 PM UTC, 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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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2012-12-21 kenh StatusNone => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2008-12-29 pm215 Categorycompatibility => Enhancement
    2006-07-18 chewie Carbon-Copy- => Added chewie

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