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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <>
Subject Re: ezmlm stripping Outlook attachments
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2007 19:29:37 GMT
On 8/7/07, Martin Sebor <> wrote:
> Hi,
> We've had a number of complaints about ezmlm stripping plain text
> attachments to posts such as patches sent by Microsoft Outlook.
> Other mailers (e.g., Mozilla) don't have this problem.

IIRC this was a measure put in place by infrastructure after numerous
complaints about viruses being mailed to lists by outlook. ask on
infrastructure for a definitive answer.

> Does anyone have any suggestions for how to deal with it other
> that to switch to a different mailer?

inline short text after the email body eg.

longer text is better in JIRA

> More generally, is there
> a document that describes the do's and don'ts of posting to
> Apache lists?

some but they could do with some more work :-/


anyone interested in pulling together some better documentation?

- robert

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