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Re: Choosing the right MIME type when sending attachment


From: John Robot
Subject: Re: Choosing the right MIME type when sending attachment
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 10:50:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (windows-nt) Hamster/2.0.5.5

Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 26 2004, John Robot wrote:
>
>> What can I do so that Gnus chooses the right MIME type when I'm
>> attaching files?
>>
>> Is there a mailcap-like file to edit, 
>
> Yes.  And surprisingly it is called `~/.mailcap'. ;-) Oops, in fact
> it's ~/.mime.types rather than ~/mailcap I think.
>
>> or a variable to set?
>
> (eval-after-load "mailcap"
>   '(add-to-list 'mailcap-mime-extensions '(".doc" . "application/msword")))

Setting the variable `mailcap-mime-extensions' perfectly works
on my XEmacs installation.

Why - I cannot figure why! -, this does not work (with the same
.emacs and .gnus init files) for my GNU Emacs [while both run
Gnus 5.10.6]...

Thanks for your help,
  John

-- 
John Robot


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