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Re: Parsing the Injection-Info: header field
On Sat, Jan 09, 2010 at 11:22:45AM +0100, Julien …LIE wrote:
> Yet, RFC 5322 mentions in its introduction:
> This document specifies a syntax only for text messages. In
> particular, it makes no provision for the transmission of images,
> audio, or other sorts of structured data in electronic mail messages.
> There are several extensions published, such as the MIME document
> series ([RFC2045], [RFC2046], [RFC2049]), which describe mechanisms
> for the transmission of such data through electronic mail, either by
> extending the syntax provided here or by structuring such messages to
> conform to this syntax. Those mechanisms are outside of the scope of
> this specification.
> I understand that RFC 2045 now extends the syntax of RFC 5322 (instead
> of RFC 822).
That interpretation would mean that suddenly CFWS beciame forbidden in MIME
constructs when RFC 2822 was published. I don't think that was the intent,
especially when "those mechanisms are outside of the scope".
That paragraph is a bit unfortunately worded, though.
Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Jyvšskylš, Finland