[Mimedefang] add warning inline - not working?

Aleksandar Milivojevic amilivojevic at pbl.ca
Fri Nov 12 12:39:25 EST 2004


Mark Price wrote:
> Ah, thanks Aleksandar.  That makes a little more sense now.  The 
> complaints are actually coming from an Outlook user.  It does display 
> the warning inline, but also shows that there is an attachment.  I was 
> hoping it might add the text to what was already in the message without 
> a new mime part.

I'm not 100% sure, but if there's no name and filename options to 
Content-Type and Content-Disposition headers, some (not all) mail agents 
will not show that there's an attachment if the attachment is 
displayable (text/plain, text/html, images, and so on).

Also, I need to throw some ash on myself.  I've reread mimedefang-filter 
manpage.  You were right, if you set AddWarningsInline, than MIMEDefang 
was supposed to add warnings to the first text/plain and text/html 
parts, not generate separate MIME part (unless there is no text/plain 
and text/html parts).  Was there anything unusual in those emails that 
made MIMEDefang use inline attachments instead of mungling existing text 
and/or html parts?

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