converting attachments

Scott Silva ssilva at
Mon Aug 6 22:44:42 IST 2007

Iad Scoot spake the following on 8/6/2007 9:38 AM:
> Hi,
> Does MailScanner have a feature that can convert certain types of
> attachments to other types (.rtf to text, etc)?
> Here's my situation - I run a BES behind my firewall and some of my
> BlackBerry users are routinely getting attachments with .rtf extensions.
> Our BES does not appear to support .rtf so my users can't get to the
> content when they are away. I'd like to be able to convert these
> attachments (or make a copy and convert) them to a readable format -
> could be .txt, .pdf, whatever will be readable by the BlackBerrys.
> Any thoughts? I saw "unrtf" but I'm not sure how I would integrate that
> or if it even supports attachments.
> Thanks...
Will your BES pass them through unmolested? If so, you could try something
like beamberry on the blackberrys.


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