Graphic inline Signature

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Apr 15 18:36:21 IST 2008

Dave Jones wrote:
> Version 4.68 solved the problem.  The image is being displayed properly.
> Now, the next issue.  I need to find a way to only attach it once on
> the initial outbound email.  My testing shows that it is attaching it
> multiple times so replies back and forth are growing and growing in
> size which is not good.  I will research how to prevent multiple
> attachments.  Any ideas would be much appreciated.
It will do that. Any ideas are most welcome, I couldn't immediately 
think of a good solution. After all, how do you know that 
<signature.jpg> is *your* signature.jpg and not someone else's? If I was 
setting it up for a lot of people, I would always use the same filename 
in the HTML to make it easier to configure for different people.

The only thing I could think of is to walk the entire MIME tree looking 
for images, and check their size (and even contents?) against the 
signature image you're trying to add. If you find it, try to point the 
signature at it. But what do you then do, start editing the HTML 
signature automatically? Eek :-(

Lightweight solutions are most welcome. In the mean time the 0.01% 
(approx) of internet traffic that is email will have to be slightly more 
than it might be otherwise. It's a way to go before it reaches the 
amount of Bit-Torrent traffic :-)


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