Re: request for new forms submission consensus

Tony Sanders (
Mon, 11 Oct 1993 15:21:54 -0500

> become available. The current MIME standard explicitly forbids use of
> encodings other than 7bit, 8bit, or binary with content types that
> recursively include other content-type fields (multipart and message); I
> think Tony's example was illegal. However, a multi-part query could be sent
My example was not illegal, it's practically identical to examples in
RFC1521. You can't use content-transfer-encoding: on the multipart itself,
that doesn't mean the other content type's inside can't use it (in fact
they must).