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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: multipart/foo rfc2046 parser to suppliment rfc822?
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2001 07:19:14 GMT
On Friday 31 August 2001 22:21, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Justin, Ryan,
>   it seems there are now two interesting rfc822+ Apache apps out there
> (pop and mbox) and I was wondering... do either of you already have the
> multipart parsing that we could move to apr-util (along with rfc822) to
> implement Martin's suggestion of using multipart/alternative (server side)
> over the quick-hack .var map files I implemented?
>   Note that rfc2046 and it's successors define a _single_ legitimate
> parsing strategy for multipart documents.  Therefore, this parser is simply
> implemented in terms of rfc822 headers, and the new body semantics.
>   I think these _very_ common parsers belong in apr-util (if rfc822 isn't
> already there, I'm working from memory.)

The pop module uses an incredibly simplistic parser, because that is all it
requires.  Sorry.


Ryan Bloom				rbb@apache.org
Covalent Technologies			rbb@covalent.net

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