Re: Problem using Metamail
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 1998 20:52:22 -0800
In article <Af1N2A1UTasI089yn@jps.net>,
firstname.lastname@example.org (Donald L. Roberts) wrote:
>I am using Yarn version 0.89. I use the Ms dos port of metamail
>which is working fine for decoding attached mime files.
>However, I have been consistently unable to get it to mime
>encode files for attachment. Metamail is in my path, and the
>Yarn and home environment variables are set correctly. The
>english.doc file talks about decoding; however, no mention is
>made of mime encoding although one of the menu choices is
>"attach file." The file
>is attached properly. The problem seems to be that the content
>data lines are not inserted properly. This
>problem is present regardless of whether I run in pure dos or in a
>dos box under 95.
Yarn internally handles mime attachment. It does not use the external
Could you describe what exactly the problem you are having is?
What does "the content data lines are not inserted properly" mean?
How about attaching a small file and posting it to the list in a
message with a description of just exactly what you think is going
wrong. (N.B. you can enter more text in the body of the message
by selecting edit immediately after selecting attach file.)