[Mailman-Users] PDF Attachments
gward at mems-exchange.org
Wed Oct 3 02:08:18 CEST 2001
On 02 October 2001, Larry Hansford said:
> Thanks, Greg! The problem seems to be solved, but I'm not sure why. I
> checked my Eudora setup, and all seemed well. I went into the "TEST" group
> admin page, and changed the setting for message size from the default of
> 40K to 120K -- the actual PDF attachment I was testing with is 39K -- and
> re-started Sendmail to ensure all was clean with it's load, aliases.db
> file, etc. I then re-sent the message, and all came through properly.
Glad to hear it.
Is PDF a binary format? If so, a 39k file will probably be
base64-encoded to 1.5*39k, blowing the 40k message limit. Even if not,
the overhead of MIME crud and headers might push it past 40k. Whatever.
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