[Esa-l] Re: Felix Navidad ... Stripping Attachments

John D. Hardin jhardin at wolfenet.com
Tue Dec 5 07:00:45 PST 2000

On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Michael H. Martel wrote:

> > There are four possible things to do to an attached file:
> >   Allow it to pass unchanged;
> >   Mangle the filename;
> >   Strip it off the message;
> >   Poison the message.
> Sounds good to me.  It occurs to me this morning, as I'm reading through a 
> particularly nasty mailing list (info-datatel), that stripping of the 
> attachment comes in multiple flavors.
> Strip the attachment
> Strip the attachment and replace with canned text message


  Allow it to pass unchanged;
  Mangle the filename;
  Strip and quarantine, comment in body and notify;
  Strip and discard, comment;
  Strip and discard, quietly;
  Poison the message.

Any other variations?

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