MIME - Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

Example of MIME Messages in MIME-enabled Mail Programs

Here is an example from emacs/vm:

From: Someone <someone@nrao.edu>
To: other@nrao.edu
Subject: midnight job
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 08:47:01 -0400

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Here is another example, this time from pine:

  PINE 3.96   MESSAGE TEXT                <Mail/[]> mime  Msg 4 of 8 ALL

Date: Sat, 22 Jun 1996 10:20:04 -0400
From: John Victor Brown <foobar@noindirect.com>
To: youknowho@nrao.edu
Subject: Great ideas for the VLA
   1 Shown    4 lines  Text                                                   
   2   OK    26 KB     Image                                                  

You have good ideas.
tell me if the jpeg image came through.

  [Part 2, Image/JPEG  35KB]
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Pat Murphy