Re: [ why i do not like base64]
- From: g <geleem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:09:23 +0000
On 01/19/2012 12:56 PM, Tim wrote:
On Thu, 2012-01-19 at 03:52 +0000, g wrote:-=-
I have no idea what that abbreviation refers to,
NISM = "Need I Say More"
but the (obvious) spam (simply by looking at the list of recipients)-=-
this is true. because it was sent to a 'tsl' also.
viewing "source", "header" can be read, but not able to read "body"
because of 'base64'.
to view "body", opened as 'email'. saw link. thought. what the heck.
possible a subscriber messed up. wondered what. clicked link.
using firefox and NoScript, running firewall, rkhunter,
backed up. why not.
firefox displayed a "404". i broke link.
you replied to was not received as base64 encoded, here.-=-
that is because it has enigmail sig. note "source" of this post.
Nor should it really be a problem. Only the most ancient or-=-
dysfunctional mail clients would not be able to handle base64 encoded
what email client in 'view source' mode, show "body" as readable
ascii when email is 'base64'.
And, I dare say, the same derision should be applicable to-=-
anything else that *handles* mail for you.
deride depends on answer to above question. ;)
*please reply "plain text" only. "html text" are deleted*
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