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Re: yet another way to indicate related MIME body parts
In <> Dave Crocker <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
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> Actually, I'm not sure I understand the difference between having a start
> parameter that can indicate any body part, and always having "start" be t
> first body part (as in header-set).
> Only the most obvious distinction comes to mind. Header-set has an
> extremely small look-ahead requirement. Since the start parameter can
> be on *any* of the body parts and the length of each part is arbitrary,
> look-ahead can be painful.
Our implementation makes a look-ahead through an entire message a less-
than-efficient and potentially annoyingly slow prospect. I like the idea
of a header-set or at least a first-body-part containing the reference info...