>>>>> "CA" == Carlsson, Anders <email@example.com> writes: RB> can the email programs you use handle base64 attachments as well? CA> I'm using two different email programs. RMAIL in Emacs don't know CA> attachments (at least not the old, unpatched version I'm using). CA> Pine on the other hand deals with attachments very fine, and might CA> even be able to display the simpler ones right away. All mail readers that have been updated in the last 3-4 years or so support attachments. pine, mutt, elm, vm, gnus, etc do, and I can't imagine that any of the graphical mailreaders don't. Attachments are a part of the MIME standard, it's not some proprietary Windows inven- tion. CA> When I get an attachment, I export the mail in Unix mailbox format CA> to a separate file, and runs Pine on that single folder to extract CA> the contents. Otherwise, there should be plenty of stand-alone CA> base64 decoders. Yes, mmencode should be on your system. Just pipe the base64 data through mmencode -u. CA> (yes, I know there might be extentions to RMAIL, as well as the CA> option to switch to Gnus, but I haven't had the motivation to find CA> a better solution) Try vm, gnus seems more suited for mailing lists. -- ___ . . . . . + . . o _|___|_ + . + . + . . Per Olofsson, konstnär o-o . . . o + MagerValp@cling.gu.se - + + . http://www.cling.gu.se/~cl3polof/ - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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