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

From: David Booth <>
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 14:51:54 -0500
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Awesome! I look forward to trying the new version!

At 05:55 PM 11/26/2002 -0800, Peter C. McCluskey wrote:
> (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!
> |

David Booth
W3C Fellow / Hewlett-Packard
Telephone: +1.617.253.1273
Received on Mon 02 Dec 2002 12:05:58 AM GMT

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