[JDEV] [Off Topic] Mailing-list messages as attachments

Athos athos at daedelus.cx
Fri Oct 13 10:11:20 CDT 2000


On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 07:59:06AM -0700, JP wrote:
| 
| > For some reason I am seeing a few peoples emails come though at blank
| > messages with a .txt files as an attachment.  (Temas is one).  It's a
| little
| > annoying and it certainly does make reading though the list a lot slower.
| > Is anyone else getting this?  Does anyone know of any settings in Outlook
| > Exp that I could change to prevent this?
| 
| I'm also using Outlook Express and have the same problem with Temas and
| Elliot's email too

The reason for this is that their messages are PGP(or GPG)-signed.  As is
this one.  Outlook Express would appear to deal with the signed messages by
creating attachments for the various parts.  AS for a "fix", I dunno.  I
don't use a windows mailer at all, so I'm afraid I can't help you there.
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