Generating zipped or gzipped attachment with email package?
gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Fri May 22 10:03:56 CEST 2009
En Thu, 21 May 2009 10:34:09 -0300, <skip at pobox.com> escribió:
> I want to modify my script to automatically zip or gzip files which
> some size threshold. Doing the zip/gzip dance is no problem. I'm
> about how to specify that properly with the email package. For example,
> consider a large CSV file. I figure out the MIME type is text/csv. Now
> suppose I gzip the file before attaching it. How would this code change
> specify the compression where "path" is now compressed?
HTTP uses the Content-Coding: gzip header field, but I think there is no
equivalent in MIME :(
I'm afraid you'll have to declare the attachment as a gzipped file, and
let the user manually unzip and handle the contained csv file.
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