Hotmail problem?

Vernon Schryver vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com
Mon Sep 30 22:42:56 UTC 2002


> From: "Rose, Bobby" <brose@med.wayne.edu>

> I'm still waiting on a response from the user since I don't have a
> hotmail account to test with.  I had an idea that this would happen for
> blank messages, but they didn't give me the impression that it was a
> case of an empty message.  What happens if it's a blank message but with
> an attachment?

As you can trivially discover with a few experiments with `dccproc -QC`
the DCC client code does not care about MIME boundaries except to take
pains to ignore them.  Unless the attachement contains no simple
English text, it will have a different checksum.


Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com



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