(Originally distributed as “mmencode”). A replacement for uuencode for use in electronic mail and news. Part of MIME. uuencode uses characters that don”t translate well across all mail gateways (particularly those which convert between ASCII and EBCDIC). Also, different variants of uuencode encode data in different and incompatible ways, with no standard. Finally, few uuencode variants work well in a pipe. Mimencode implements the encodings which were defined for MIME as uuencode replacements, and should be considerably more robust for e-mail use. Written by Nathaniel S. Borenstein of Bell Communications Research, Inc. (Bellcore) in 1991.
[mim-ee-oh] /ˈmɪm iˌoʊ/ Informal. noun, plural mimeos, verb (used with object) 1. . mimeograph
[mim-ee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˈmɪm i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun 1. a printing machine with an ink-fed drum, around which a cut waxed stencil is placed and which rotates as successive sheets of paper are fed into it. 2. a copy made from a mimeograph. verb (used with object) 3. to duplicate (something) by means of a mimeograph. […]
[mim] /mɪm/ adjective, British Dialect. 1. primly modest or demure. [mahym, meem] /maɪm, mim/ noun 1. the art or technique of portraying a character, mood, idea, or narration by gestures and bodily movements; pantomime. 2. an actor who specializes in this art. 3. an ancient Greek or Roman farce that depended for effect largely upon […]
- Mimer sql
database A relational database management system, free for non-commercial use, developed by the Swedish company Upright Database Technology AB. Mimer Home (http://developer.mimer.com). (2002-06-03)