[BangPypers] something similar to file command for python

Balachandran Sivakumar benignbala at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 18:36:44 CET 2012


On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:54 PM, Gora Mohanty <gora at mimirtech.com> wrote:
>> is base64 encoded and says PURCHASE ORDER_Reliance.doc. So, probably
>> that's how your client reads it and interprets it. May be it uses the
>> Content-Transfer-Encoding header. Thanks
> Must be part of the L33T Blackberry encryption :-)

       This is from Wikipedia:

Many mail user agents also send messages with the file name in the
name parameter of the content-type header instead of the filename
parameter of the content-disposition header. This practice is

So, you are right. Blackberry is definitely doing something bad. But I
didn't even know that 'name' field existed and I have been playing
around with SMTP for a while. :( Thanks

Thank you
Balachandran Sivakumar

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