0000000 Email mn
Name it area.mai or some such thing, and the next time your connection
aborts and leaves 0000000.MSG, simply copy area.mai to area and import.
-- R.K. Stephenson
In list.yarn Kevin Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >On Wed, 30 Apr 1997, Michael Raiteri wrote: >> >> However this is not the case with email. If I lose my ISP >> connection during an email download using souper -n, nothing >> happens. I am left with a file 000000.msg which I can do >> nothing with. reconnecting just overwrites this file but there >> seems no way to import it. > >When that happens, don't panic. You can easily create an "areas" file >that will make the .msg file importable. > >I don't remember how to do it offhand, but I do know it can be done. >Open up an existing packet and save its AREAS file off to the side >"just in case." The format is quite simple. > >