[Bitcoin-development] [BIP 15] Aliases

Jordan Mack jordanmack at parhelic.com
Mon Dec 19 20:03:09 UTC 2011

I wish that was the case. It would have made my life a lot easier in the 
past. A lot of the MIME libraries out there are extremely buggy. MIME is 
just difficult to work with, and support is still weak.

Undefined content length + text based boundaries = pain in the ass.

It is in the e-mail module because that's all MIME was originally 
intended for. It's now grown beyond that now, but you will find the MIME 
functions still live in the e-mail libraries. When dealing with raw MIME 
encoded data, e-mail is still the most common case.

On 12/19/2011 11:16 AM, Luke-Jr wrote:
> MIME has been around much longer, and should have sufficient support in every
> language by now. For some reason, Python calls the module 'email'.

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