[RC5] Minor format problem with Greg's posts to email@example.com
peter at llama.nslug.ns.ca
Thu Jun 7 21:21:28 EDT 2001
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:57:28AM +1000, Matthew wrote:
> > > There is a minor problem with your posts to rc5 at lists.distributed.net.
> > > not sure whether the problem is at my end or yours, but your messages
> > > arrive with the message body as a .TXT attachment.
> > That's because my messages are PGP-signed.
> > > Does anyone else have this problem? I am running
> > > OE 5.5.
> > Other Windows users have reported this problem before. It seems that
> > some mail programs don't display the first part of a multi-part MIME
> > message even though it's plain text.
> > I'll send this one unsigned just so you can see the difference. :)
> Thanks to Greg and everyone else who replied. Microsoft strikes again! I
> quick look in the M$ KB did not reveal any fix, so I guess I'll have to
> continue to do that extra step (opening the attachment) in order to read
> Greg's pearls of wisdom.
If you've got some spare time <grin>, you could invest it in learning to
use a different email client. I use mutt on Unix, and I don't have a
recommendation for a windoze one. Also, I don't think rc5 at lists.d.n is the
best place for a discussion of the relative merits of email clients, so I'll
shut up now and hope nobody replies to this :)
#define X(x,y) x##y
Peter Cordes ; e-mail: X(peter at llama.nslug. , ns.ca)
"The gods confound the man who first found out how to distinguish the hours!
Confound him, too, who in this place set up a sundial, to cut and hack
my day so wretchedly into small pieces!" -- Plautus, 200 BCE
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