From: Mark Crispin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jul 12 2010 - 21:50:35 CDT
On Mon, 12 Jul 2010, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Traditionally, the MIME types are only given in lowercase, so if you
> had written "text/plain; charset=windows-1252", it would have been
> orrectly detected.
Nonsense. Pure, unadulterated nonsense.
I helped write the MIME RFCs, and I can assure you that uppercase MIME
types are permitted and used by long-standing production software.
> I don't know which strange email program you use that generates this
> form of MIME types, even if they should be interpreted ignoring case.
At least one standard email programs used by millions of users does
uppercase for the MIME types.
> [Nonsensical and irrelevant babble about Windows-1252 deleted]
Software that does not recognize ISO-8859-15 is broken.
-- Mark --
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Si vis pacem, para bellum.
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