PLEASE use MIME Atttachments! (was: Re: [FIX] Comments for Set...)
Richard A. O'Keefe
ok at cs.otago.ac.nz
Fri Apr 26 03:02:01 UTC 2002
Bert Freudenberg <bert at isg.cs.uni-magdeburg.de> wrote:
Then it should also be no problem to use "mailto" for sending mails with
MIME attachments. Or, if you really prefer stripped-to-the-bones programs,
a% which mailto
a% which metasend
(same response on several other machines here)
Tell me where to find these programs and I will be happy to try them.
> Squeak 3.0.1, MacOS 8.6, PowerMac G3 with 64MB of memory and 4GB of disc.
> Nature of problem: Celeste appears to work. First time you run it, asks
> for permission to create files, _does_ create files in Squeak folder.
> But mail never arrives. Mail sent using Netscape does arrive.
You do not need to setup Celeste for mail reading. Just use the "mail to
list" command from a changesorter. This employs straight SMTP.
Yes, that was the very first thing I tried. The very FIRST.
> I've been using uuencoding since 1979 and never found myself in any
> doubt about this point.
Fine. However, for distributing Squeak changesets we agreed on MIME
attachments. It would be nice if you accepted this.
Who's this "we"? _I_ never agreed to it.
Look, I have made a good faith attempt to send these messages using
Squeak tools, and I have sent the last two hours, one way and another,
shipping files around machines trying to make this work the way it's
apparently wanted. I don't like being jumped all over for using a
(Along the way, Squeak + Acrobat together have frozen my Mac once
and Squeak on its own dropped me into the boot prom debugger once.)
Bert Freudenberg's is the first actually _helpful_ message about this.
Thanks for suggesting these programs.
Next time someone has this problem, perhaps the first response
should be to quote a few download URLs.
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