No deltas via email anymore?
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Wed Jan 20 12:04:15 UTC 2010
> From: Andre Albsmeier <Andre.Albsmeier at siemens.com>
> The problem seems to lie on my side ;-( From what I found out so
> far, those buggers who administer the mail servers here (if you
> can call the M$-crap a server at all) switched their Exchange-
> toys to a newer version which not only messes up the headers
> but also wraps lines at pos 75. Now the deltas arrive like this:
> CTM_MAIL BEGIN src-7.0895.gz 1 1
> Normally, they get automatically piped to ctm_rmail which can't
> work with this and throws them away. Now that I've switch off
> ctm_rmail, I can find the whole mess in my inbox...
> Sorry for the noise, I really didn't realise what's going
> here originally...
75 seems low, considering MS addicts write extremely long
lines at times (I suppose that's why - sigh).
MIME base64 72
punch cards 72
I guess there would be no objection if you wrote patches for:
- ctm_rmail to also support receipt of smaller lines.
- ctm_smail to optionally generate shorter lines.
Then existing ctm recipients could first install a new ctm_rmail
Then later senders could upgrade to a new ctm_smail.
That would save others in future too.
But good luck if you first try the quicker & more satisfying
route of giving those Microsoft addicts a good berating ;-)
Julian Stacey: BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich http://berklix.com
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