binaries / rtf / message format

Erwin Authried eauth at
Fri Aug 29 10:42:12 GMT 1997

On Freitag, 29. August 1997 12:19, samba at wrote:
> Can I make a general request to users of this mailing list to:
> a) not include binaries in postings - that includes whatever
>    it is that microslop mail does with 'sending the message in
>    two formats'
> b) make sure their mailers break lines up sensibly - many mail
>    systems have a habit of truncating long lines
> c) not include the whole of the previous samba digest :-)

I agree. I would like the mailing list set up in a way that all postings that have
a Subject line of "Re: SAMBA Digest ..." are bounced.
That would give everybody who made a reply to a digest by mistake a chance to 
correct the problem.


> On a more sambaish note, I still have some problems with print
> jobs getting queued up by samba but not being forwarded to the
> lp queue for some clients. I think however it is a bug in the
> lp command in SCO rather than a samba problem, as the lp
> command does get executed (I wrote a wrapper around it to check).
> Consequently, I get round it by using cron to dump the queue to
> the printer every 5 minutes :-P

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