Bob Arning arning at charm.net
Wed Mar 8 19:32:43 UTC 2000

On Wed, 08 Mar 2000 10:55:26 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time) Sean McGrath <sean at rosewood.his.ucsf.EDU> wrote:
>It would be better if attachments, and their MIME types,
>were platform independent, unless their content is platform specific.
>On Wed, 8 Mar 2000, Andrew C. Greenberg wrote:
>        PluggableSwitchView test"!
>    [ Part 2.1, Application/APPLEFILE  176bytes. ]
>    [ Cannot display this part. Press "V" then "S" to save in a file. ]
>which my windows system does not understand.


That part of the attachment is Mac-specific and can be safely ignored by mail clients on other systems. Sort of like messages that contain plain and html versions of the same message - you use whichever you like and ignore the rest.


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