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Re: Proposal about multipart etc
Andrea replied on 09/12/2002 12:55:34 PM:
> > > A limited CUA SHOULD inform the user that there is an attachment
> > > it is not able to access it. It should also provide alternative
> > > to attach files to outgoing components. One method would
be to store
> > > the file on an appropriate file store and store the URI.
> > Is this needed? Can it be a MAY?
> Well, as a user, I'd like to be informed that my CUA is not showing
> everything I should know. OTOH, [iTIP] says a CUA can ignore ATTACH
> properties, so I guess it can be MAY.
Not so fast. There is definite
distinction between your "not able to access it" and "ignoring
The former means the CUA tried to get
it but could not. The latter means that the CUA didnt even try.
In the former case I, as a CU, would
definitely want to know so I think SHOULD is in order for that situation.
For the case where the CUA does not try then Im flexible...
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