davidc at bonair.stanford.edu
Fri Jun 27 16:30:30 EDT 2003
Correct, it is a known bug with a lot of Eudora versions. Qualcomm has it's
work cut out for itself to clean up that POS.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Murchison" <ken at oceana.com>
To: "Laurent LAVAUD" <laurent.lavaud at u-bordeaux2.fr>
Cc: <info-cyrus at andrew.cmu.edu>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 1:15 PM
Subject: Re: huge bug
> If you want to send the message as it sits in the Cyrus and UW
> mailstores (gzip it so that the mailer doesn't munge it) and possibly
> capture the protocol log of the client trying to fetch the message, we
> _might_ be able to figure out what is happening.
> My guess would be that Eudora is not formatting the MIME message
> correctly (ill-formed/missing boundary?).
> Laurent LAVAUD wrote:
> > huge bug for us...
> > Here it is: when we compose mails with Eudora 5.02 or Eudora 5.2 with
> > text and an attachment (an image for example), the same Eudora is unable
> > read it correctly (the body contains strange code instead of showing the
> > and the image link).
> > This occurs only when we send the mail with the 2 formats proposed by
> > (text only and styled text together).
> > What make me think it's a cyrus bug is that if we send exactly the same
> > to the same server that runs wu imap instead of cyrus, everything is
> > Huge for us because 80% of our clients are Eudora (about 2000 clients)
> > people often compose mails with styled texts and attachments...
> > Is there an issue to this except telling our users (and our senders but
> > should be more difficult) not to use Eudora ?
> > The server is sendmail 8.9.12 + cyrus 2.1.13
> > Thanks for issues if available...
> Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
> Software Engineer 21 Princeton Place
> 716-662-8973 x26 Orchard Park, NY 14127
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