Re: [hypermail] Suggestion: Retain attachment filenames when possible

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 17:55:30 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <> (David Booth) writes:
>When an HTML document is sent to list that is maintained by hypermail, the
>image links are broken in the archives, even if the images are also
>included as message attachments. For example, see:
>This occurs because hypermail adds a numeric prefix "01-" to each
>attachment filename. I assume this is done in order to insure that the
>filenames are unique (in case the same file was attached more than once).
>It would be REALLY nice if the numeric prefix were added ONLY if the
>attachment names were non-unique. This would make it possible to send an
>HTML document and its images as message attachments and have them show up
>properly in the archives.

 I've checked in some changes which should do that.

Peter McCluskey          | Free Jon Johansen! | 
Received on Wed 27 Nov 2002 03:55:07 AM GMT

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