Ken Bourbeau said...
|Sounds like a pretty foolish thing you folks have done. You implement
|mime attachments knowing full well your own software will not
|open the message. As an AOL user (kenmoto), I am very concerned about
|this lack of planning and ask that you reverse this change until
|your own software is capable of opening the item.
Not to reinforce stereotypes or cast aspersions,
but this sort of silliness (not Ken's note, but
what he responded to) is a lot of why AOL still
doesn't have a real good name on the Internet.
Think things through.
Consider the realworld implications on your users.
How do others do it? [Don't get trapped in NIH Syendrome.]