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RE: Internet Fax vs. Email with TIFF
One rational for identifying an IFax oriented message is to accommodate
automatic processing and rendering. Relying on the MIME content sub-type
being TIFF will lead to errors.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham Klyne [mailto:GK@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 12:53 AM
> To: Paul Schranz
> Cc: ietf-fax@xxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Internet Fax vs. Email with TIFF
> Internet fax is, by design, an e-mail with TIFF image content. It is
> intended that it be maximally interoperable with regular e-mail.
> I'm not sure why you want to distinguish between fax and
> but the VPIM working group are considering a specification for a
> 'message-hint' indicator that might be used for
> this: <draft-ietf-vpim-hint-00.txt>.
> At 07:03 PM 10/9/00 -0700, Paul Schranz wrote:
> >Dear IETF-FAX Working Group,
> >In a Unified Messaging (UM) scenario where fax is received into a UM
> >account, identified by a telephone number, how do I know
> that it is an
> >Internet Fax as opposed to a regular email with a TIFF file
> >The FROM field could give indication that it originated from a G3FAX
> >device, but this won't work if it orginated from an IFAX device.
> Graham Klyne