Tons of questions. And some patches

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at
Sat Jan 24 14:41:57 GMT 2004

Frans Englich wrote:
>* There's a lot of non registered mimetypes(ie. x-diff). Why aren't
> they registered at IANA? Is there a any reason to register them?

AFAIK, because it's not easy to register MIME types with IANA that 
aren't application/vnd.*

>* From a portability perspective - is a dependency on "passwd" and
> "chfn" bad? What about Mac? (except, of being yet another dependency
> of course)

I think it is.  passwd isn't good when using NFS already (must use 
yppasswd). chfn I'm not sure it's standard.

>* (OT?) When someone sends an email with me in the To field while
> CC'ing a KDE mailinglist I don't receive the mail ment for the
> mailinglist(CC'd). I find this annoying, where lies the problem?
> Could it be my mail provider which swallows "identical" mails in
> order to cut bandwidth?

mailman configuration. I think you can turn that off in your options 

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