[MlMt] a message confuses MailMate on one computer

Benny Kjær Nielsen mailinglist at freron.com
Thu Nov 12 04:26:55 EST 2015

On 11 Nov 2015, at 17:04, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> On 11 Nov 2015, at 10:49, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:
>> On 11 Nov 2015, at 15:57, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>>> Mine was not plaintext; it was a message with several attached PDFs.
>> It can have attachments. I'm referring to the text part of the 
>> message which is often structured like this:
>> 	multipart/alternative
>> 		text/plain
>> 		text/html
>> By default MailMate would then show the HTML alternative (and thus 
>> not use the script). If the user has enabled “Prefer Plain Text” 
>> then almost all emails would trigger the script to be used.
> It was multipart/mixed with no body other than three attachments.

That's unusual. A typical message with 3 attachments would be structured 
like this:


If it's a message you can share then you are welcome to send it to me 
(off list). There are no known hangs for an attachments-only message.

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