Attachment file conversion
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 21:41:29 IST 2011
On 25 April 2011 16:05, Michael Masse <mrm at medicine.wisc.edu> wrote:
> We are in the process of changing voicemail vendors and this new vendor
> sends voicemail attachments in .wav format only. Our old vendor used
> mp3. I really don't like the idea of using 10x the disk space for the
> attachments which people tend to hang on to forever. Is there some way
> that MailScanner can call an external program to modify an attachment while
> it has an email disassembled, and then reassemble the email and foward
> on? Specifically I'd like to convert the wav attachments to mp3 via some
> external program, and then reassemble the email and forward it on so that
> the user really doesn't know the file is being converted? I started to
> look at procmail to see if it could do this, but I don't know how I would
> get it to reassemble the email back together again. Any clues would be
> greatly appreciated.
<hsven't cooked procmail recipies in years, but .. isn't that what
formail is all about?
BTW, why not go for an open sound format (ie Ogg Vorbis)?
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