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Re: Viewing .pdf attachments in mutt.[Fixed]



On  0, Russ Pitman <rjp@belle.apana.org.au> wrote:
> To those who replied .Many Thanks,you stirred the mud betwwen my ears:-))
> 
> The attachment was telling mutt it was an 'application octet-stream'.
> 
> Adding a line 
> 
> 	application/octet-stream; /usr/bin/acroread '%s' etc etc 
> 	
> in /etc/mailcap worked fine

That's a little dangerous, isn't it?  application/octet-stream can be
almost anything non-ASCII.

It sounds like your suppliers are using a broken mailer.

Tom
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