On Thu 21 Jan, Brent J. Nordquist wrote:
Stephen Perkins wrote:
I may have painted with too broad a brush in my message. Let me describe
more precisely my situation; it sounds like yours may be different.
I moved all my messages from Outlook 98 (not Express) to a UNIX-based
IMAP server, using the Outlook 98 IMAP mail "Account" (or whatever
it's called). The form they now take is: every message that had one
or more attachments, is now a multi-part MIME message, with a single
attachment (bearing the MIME type "application/ms-tnef" and the name
"winmail.dat"), in which all the original attachments are buried.
Well, that's odd, because for interests sake I just tried something
I started composing a message in Outlook 98. Dragged on a number
of attachments, then saved that message to an IMAP folder. I then
went and looked at the IMAP folder by hand, and it was exactly how
I'd expect it to be, a multi-part MIME message will all the
So, what's different about your mail?
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