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From Martin Sebor <se...@roguewave.com>
Subject Re: ezmlm stripping Outlook attachments
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2007 18:07:12 GMT
Farid Zaripov wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:sebor@roguewave.com] 
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2007 8:02 PM
>> To: incubator
>> Cc: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: ezmlm stripping Outlook attachments
>>
>> We've had a number of complaints about ezmlm stripping plain 
>> text attachments to posts such as patches sent by Microsoft Outlook.
>> Other mailers (e.g., Mozilla) don't have this problem.
>>
>> Does anyone have any suggestions for how to deal with it 
>> other that to switch to a different mailer? More generally, 
>> is there a document that describes the do's and don'ts of 
>> posting to Apache lists?
> 
>   I found that Outlook sends text attachments as
> "application/octet-stream",
> but not as "text/plain".

Does renaming the attachment from etc.patch to etc.txt help?

Martin

> 
>   The Outlook attachment:
> ------_=_NextPart_001_01C7D91A.B3EC8530
> Content-Type: application/octet-stream;
>         name="etc.patch"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> Content-Description: etc.patch
> Content-Disposition: attachment;
>         filename="etc.patch"
> 
>   The Mozilla attachment:
> --------------080001080007010006020507
> Content-Type: text/plain;
>  name="rwtest.patch"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> Content-Disposition: inline;
>  filename="rwtest.patch"
> 
> Farid.


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