Beta 4.51.1: "Add TNEF Contents"

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Feb 23 19:26:28 GMT 2006

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Rick Cooper wrote:
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>     *Sent:* Thursday, February 23, 2006 4:29 AM
>     *To:* MailScanner discussion
>     *Subject:* Re: Beta 4.51.1: "Add TNEF Contents"
>     On 2/23/06, *Julian Field* <MailScanner at
>     <mailto:MailScanner at>> wrote:
>         I always try to leave as much of the original mail in place as
>         possible, so I chose to just add to it rather than replace it.
>     Is this transparent to the users or is there a risk that the
>     attachments are shown twice (Outlook) or not at all or with an
>     error message (other than Outlook)?
>     [Rick Cooper] 
>     I guess I should have mentioned that in Outlook it does indeed
>     show the attachments twice. Once in the body of the RTF message
>     and once in the normal attachment (paperclip) section. If I am
>     remembering correctly ytnef removes the tnef attachments and
>     creates the new attachments. The Outlook users would have to open
>     the attachments for, say meetings and such, but they still work. I
>     thought it was working as Julian intended, that's why I didn't
>     mention it
I didn't want to remove the winmail.dat file in case the TNEF expander 
wasn't able to extract all the attachments. If that happens at least 
Outlook users can still get at everything. I don't like removing things 
from the message unless it's really necessary.

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