Re: Multi-part Alternative/Related problems

From: David D. Kilzer <>
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 11:14:31 -0500
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Hypermail 2.0b3 is old. Please give the latest release (2.0a20) a try.

Also note that there is now a CVS archive available.


Richard Karash <> wrote:

>I'm working with hypermail 2.0b3
>Much is going very well.
>However, I have a msg that causes problems.
>The msg was created in Eudora Pro, it has a .gif graphic in the middle of
>the msg.
>The msg structure created by Eudora Pro is:
> multi-part/Related
> multi-part/alternative
> text/plain
> text/html
> -end of alternative-
> image/gif
> -end of Related-
>When I process a mailbox including the above msg, hypermail:
> - Fails to show the msg in the count, in the index, and in the directory
> - Writes the .gif file, but it's size is zero
> - Fails to do anything with any of the following messages in the mailbox.
>Is the problem with the multipart/Related or with the text/html? My game
>plan is to strip out one or the other (i.e., so hypermail presents the msg
>as text with gif shown inline).
>Or, can hypermail use the text/html version of the msg to give the same
>presentation (graphic in the middle of the msg) as appears in Eudora or
>Netscape mail client?
>(Environment: SGI/IRIX. Everything worked "right out of the box." Msgs with
>attachments work file. Inline .jpg works fine.)
> -- Rick Karash
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