[Alpine-info] Raw text
Benjamin R. Haskell
alpine at benizi.com
Tue Oct 19 11:38:32 PDT 2010
On Tue, 19 Oct 2010, Andreas Schamanek wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Oct 2010, at 11:08, Doug Barton wrote:
> > Hit 'H' first for full headers mode, and then you'll get the raw
> > text with 'E'.
> This way you get the headers, not the raw code of the message. See my
> previous message for a way how to get the raw code.
There's not much functional difference between the two.
'H' + 'E' adds an mbox 'From ' line at the beginning, and (weirdly) adds
a blank line between the headers and the message. Otherwise, the two
approaches are identical. Both start with the same message text, as
delivered by the IMAP server, and both include all message parts / MIME
boundaries / etc. (Tested with a few messages with varied attachments.)
H E is easier to type and makes the file usable as an mbox. Seems
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