Error message on console

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Nov 15 20:40:29 GMT 2002

It's the Base64 decoder module complaining about a message it doesn't like. 
There's not much that can be done about it at present.

I have the biggest set of the most horrible test messages you'll ever see, 
and I need to work through them all and get MailScanner to handle them all 
correctly. That's a pretty big job which I am going to start on soon. So 
hopefully messages like this will become a thing of the past...

I wouldn't worry about it for now, it's extremely rare.

At 20:35 15/11/2002, you wrote:
>Hello again Julian,
>The following error message pops up on my console now and then:
>Premature padding of base64 data at 
>/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1/MIME/Decoder/ line 109.
>This sounds like something external to MS...  Is this something to worry
>Denis Beauchemin, analyste
>Université de Sherbrooke, S.T.I.
>T: 819.821.8000x2252 F: 819.821.8045

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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