18.5. Multipart Messages

The world of e-mail has more than just plain text. The Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) standard allows us to create messages composed of cleanly separated parts. We can provide content in different formats, attach files, and embed media like images. Using the MIME standard, we can create and send rich messages that can cater to any demanding user needs.

18.5.1. Message Views

System administrators and software developers sometimes connect and read mail through a limited client or connection. It is always a good idea to send a message in plain text, so that it is readable even if you are using a console application or browsing through raw message dumps. On the other hand, we often need rich formatting that ...

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