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- To: T.L.G.vanderLinden@student.utwente.nl (Timothy van der Linden)
- Subject: un-BinHex-ing
- From: Steve VanDevender <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 19 Jun 1996 22:21:33 -0700
- Cc: KellySt@aol.com, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, David@InterWorld.com, email@example.com, DotarSojat@aol.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, MLEN3097@Mercury.GC.PeachNet.EDU
- In-Reply-To: <199606192247.AA06035@student.utwente.nl>
- References: <199606192247.AA06035@student.utwente.nl>
Timothy van der Linden writes:
> Kevin wrote:
> >Well, I was gonna say something about this too, but steve beat me to it.
> >I too am having difficulty decoding your attachment. can you maybe put it
> on >the web site? images are easy to download from there.
> To those unlucky ones and using windows (is that a pleonasm?) there is a
> program called WinCode it is able to en/decode several formats
> (BinHex,Base64,UUencode and a few others). Try getting version 2.6.6 its
> about 600 kb zipped.
> Also the mail-program Windows Eudora decodes BinHex automatically (the light
> version of Eudora is free).
I use Linux and read all my mail using the VM package that runs in GNU
Emacs. I can unpack MIME messages and uudecode stuff. I don't have a
binhex utility, and I can't use a binhex utility that runs under
If you're going to use MIME attachements, at least use the standard
base64 encoding, or uuencode as a second choice. No other formats are
either standard or widely available on different machines.
- From: T.L.G.vanderLinden@student.utwente.nl (Timothy van der Linden)