[Esa-l] Naming of defanged attachments

John D. Hardin jhardin at wolfenet.com
Wed Mar 7 21:55:29 PST 2001

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Lee Howard wrote:

> At 12:29 PM 3/8/01 +1000, Phillip wrote:
> >
> >filename.random-number-DEFANGEDdoc, now they are all being renamed as
> >"default". This also occurs for pdf and xls etc extensions as well.
> Happened to me, too.  This is because the MIME attachment does not
> have the proper MIME header configuration.  In my case I needed to
> add the Content-Type: name value or the Content-Disposition:
> filename value (can't remember which) because it was missing.

But in your case it was a script you wrote that was writing mail
messages. That doesn't sound like Phillip's problem...

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