[esd-l] RE: Inline attachments.

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Tue Jan 31 16:00:58 PST 2006

On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, Jonathan Hutchins wrote:

> On Tue, January 31, 2006 12:49, Smart, Dan wrote:
> > So something upstream is mangling the attachments?
> My primary suspect would be the originator.  A lot of Windows software
> plays games to hide file extensions these days, and that often results in
> a lost file extension.  It could also be on a system that uses the "Magic
> Number" bits at the beginning of the file, or as you suggested, a Mac
> multipart file with no extension.

For some reason the voices in my head are whispering "Eudora". Dan, is
it possible that your C*O's correspondent is using that mail client?

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