RE: attachment filenames explained and stuff

From: Tom von Alten <>
Date: Fri, 7 May 1999 16:22:07 -0600
Message-ID: <000001be98d8$0bad3090$>

On 22 April, 1999, Craig Summerhill wrote:
> Since then, I have converted tens (perhaps hundreds) of thousands
> of messages in old archives and have yet to experience one instance
> where hypermail had to alter the name to make it unique. I don't
> think I've got a single example of hypermail being forced to add
> a character to create a unique filename...

Happens all the time where I live. For example, I routinely send out an attachment with the same name on a weekly basis, as a shared list of action items gets updated after a teleconference.

It's not a problem with our implementation, because we use a subdirectory tree; attachments to message NNNN.html are put in .attachments/NNNN/

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Received on Sat 08 May 1999 12:21:28 AM GMT

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