[Mailman-Users] A scrubber issue
tmz at pobox.com
Fri Dec 8 18:01:40 CET 2006
In honor of recent discussions on pipermail, I think I've found
another issue with archiving, though this seems to be in
In a few recent posts to the GnuPG lists, Werner Koch sent along some
signed patches fixing issues in the gpg code. Unfortunately, the
archives ate his posts so we can't point others to the patches in the
archives as nicely as one would like.
It seems that the problem is that both message parts lack a
"Content-type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii" header and the first part
also lacks a "Content-disposition: inline" header. If I edit the raw
message to include a "Content-type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii"
header for each mime part, it passes the scrubber as is archived
From my limited reading of RFC 2045, it seems that a mime part
without a content-type header should be assumed to be text/plain;
charset=us-ascii. Is the scrubber wrong to not assume this or are
there too many issues with making this (apparently quite standards
Todd OpenPGP -> KeyID: 0xBEAF0CE3 | URL: www.pobox.com/~tmz/pgp
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