[BXXPwg] Mime headers

Marshall Rose mrose+mtr.netnews@dbc.mtview.ca.us
Mon, 17 Jul 2000 10:20:09 -0700


i don't think so. i think you can send mime headers only on the first
segment of a message. it doesn't make sense to have them anywhere else. we
should probably add a consistency check rule for that.

/mtr

----- Original Message -----
From: Sarveshwar Rao Duddu <duddu@vsnl.com>
To: Beep <bxxpwg@lists.invisible.net>
Sent: Monday, July 17, 2000 10:19
Subject: [BXXPwg] Mime headers


> Hi,
>
> Looks like the following is possible:
>
> C:REQ * 1 14 <some length> 1
> C:Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> C:<lots of headers>
> C:
> C:<data>
> C:END
> C: REQ . 1 .... 1
> C:
> C: <data>
> C:END
>
> That is, the mime headers are different for different frames. In this case
> the Server has to record data + Mime-headers for each frame. The server is
> not interested in the mime-headers (it may not also know what it means) -
so
> clubbing multiple frames and giving them  to the application in one shot
is
> not possible.
>
> Is such flexibility required?
>
> Sarv
>
>
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