[Mailman-Users] The "right" way to reply to a mailing list

Lindsay Haisley fmouse at fmp.com
Mon Mar 23 20:07:12 CET 2015

On Mon, 2015-03-23 at 11:58 -0700, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Yes. The MIME type of the digest part is multipart/digest. The
> individual messages are message/rfc822 sub-parts.

So ideally, a "proper" MUA should be able to extract and deal with the
message/rfc822 sub-parts as emails in their own right.

> The overall message is multipart/mixed with maybe a text/plain part for
> digest_header, two text/plain parts for the boiler plate and the TOC,
> the multipart/digest part and maybe a text/plain part for digest_footer.

Pretty much what one would expect.
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