Corrupt pdf files, any advice.

Plant, Dean dean.plant at ROKE.CO.UK
Tue Jul 29 10:12:07 IST 2003

Julian Field wrote:
> I'm now not so sure, as I have just discovered that the original PDF
> file I was testing with this displayed fine in Acrobat, but was
> declared corrupt by Sophos.
> I'm on the lookout for the qf+df files of a message including a PDF
> file that Sophos is happy with, or a PDF file that Outlook XP will
> encode as quoted-printable (I can only get Outlook to use Base64,
> which of course works fine).
> So still haven't resolved this, sorry.
> At 21:54 28/07/2003, you wrote:
>> At 21:30 28/07/2003, you wrote:
>>> Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:
>>>> I have found a serious bug in the distributed with
>>>> Perl 5.8, among other versions. This will corrupt any file encoded
>>>> using quoted-printable encoding that should really have been
>>>> encoded using Base64.
>>> Which version of the module is that? I have version 2.16 and your
>>> patch doesn't apply to it.
>> 2.3
>> --
>> Julian Field
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I have a set of qf/df files with an quoted-printable encoded pdf file that I
have been testing with. I dont know if sophos will corrupt it because im
using f-prot. Do you have an offline address that I can sent it to. Its
about 2mb.

Dean Plant.

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